Discovery certificate for object 2017bwg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9828 [ 2019TNSTR.311....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 08:28:09
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 2017bwg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bwg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:16:55.212 (139.230051) DEC = +02:30:43.47 (2.512075)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 07:36:28 (JD=2457814.8169907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 07:36:28
Flux: 19.553 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/2017bwg