Discovery certificate for object 2017dw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7783 [ 2019TNSTR..38....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-07 09:55:56
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 2017dw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17dw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:48:08.309 (132.034622) DEC = +34:11:51.10 (34.197528)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 07:32:09 (JD=2457760.8139931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 07:32:09
Flux: 19.8153 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/2017dw