Discovery certificate for object 2017buw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9789 [ 2019TNSTR.311....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 06:56:58
Date made public: 2019-03-02
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017buw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17buw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:29:59.956 (127.499818) DEC = +73:56:09.34 (73.935927)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 06:33:07 (JD=2457814.7729977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 06:33:07
Flux: 20.087 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2009-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017buw