Discovery certificate for object 2017bvd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9796 [ 2019TNSTR.311....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 07:10:43
Date made public: 2019-03-02
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017bvd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bvd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:32:47.813 (83.199221) DEC = +71:19:43.64 (71.328788)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 05:02:24 (JD=2457814.71)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 05:02:24
Flux: 20.0963 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/2017bvd