Discovery certificate for object 2017bxk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9863 [ 2019TNSTR.311....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-02 14:04:55
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 2017bxk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17bxk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:58:34.454 (149.643558) DEC = +06:57:47.29 (6.963137)
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 08:23:59 (JD=2457814.8499884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-02 08:23:59
Flux: 19.8627 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/2017bxk