Discovery certificate for object 2017bw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7728 [ 2019TNSTR..38....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-07 07:16:23
Date made public: 2019-01-07
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 2017bw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:12:37.635 (123.156814) DEC = +42:12:50.71 (42.214085)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 06:05:45 (JD=2457760.7539931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 06:05:45
Flux: 20.088 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/2017bw