Discovery certificate for object 2017ct
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7752 [ 2019TNSTR..38....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-07 07:58:23
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 2017ct
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17ct
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:38:25.176 (114.6049) DEC = +24:13:06.48 (24.218467)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 07:00:28 (JD=2457760.7919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 07:00:28
Flux: 19.104 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/2017ct