Discovery certificate for object 2017es
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7808 [ 2019TNSTR..38....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-07 11:01:14
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 2017es
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17es
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:15:18.697 (123.827906) DEC = +28:37:37.41 (28.627059)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 05:52:48 (JD=2457760.745)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 05:52:48
Flux: 18.9462 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/2017es