Discovery certificate for object 2017bwd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9824 [ 2019TNSTR.311....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 08:25:56
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 2017bwd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bwd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:44:21.369 (146.089036) DEC = -01:44:56.37 (-1.748993)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 08:03:50 (JD=2457814.8359954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 08:03:50
Flux: 18.3579 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/2017bwd