Discovery certificate for object 2017ei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7796 [ 2019TNSTR..38....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-07 10:45:41
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 2017ei
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17ei
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:36:27.325 (114.113854) DEC = +25:44:12.29 (25.736748)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 09:28:48 (JD=2457760.895)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 09:28:48
Flux: 19.413 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/2017ei