Discovery certificate for object 2017bxa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9850 [ 2019TNSTR.311....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 13:01:27
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 2017bxa
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bxa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:05:02.973 (76.262387) DEC = +69:09:22.66 (69.156295)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 04:26:24 (JD=2457814.685)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 04:26:24
Flux: 19.682 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/2017bxa