Discovery certificate for object 2017dy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7785 [ 2019TNSTR..38....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-07 10:16:39
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 2017dy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17dy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:28:58.894 (127.24539) DEC = +30:27:29.93 (30.458313)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 09:41:45 (JD=2457760.9039931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 09:41:45
Flux: 19.918 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/2017dy