Discovery certificate for object 2017db
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7761 [ 2019TNSTR..38....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-07 09:12:45
Date made public: 2019-01-07
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017db
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17db
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:36:24.842 (129.10351) DEC = +31:47:44.51 (31.795696)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 07:29:16 (JD=2457760.8119907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 07:29:16
Flux: 19.745 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/2017db