Discovery certificate for object 2017fg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7823 [ 2019TNSTR..47....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-08 06:42:32
Date made public: 2019-01-08
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 2017fg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17fg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:39:11.351 (339.797294) DEC = -17:20:27.75 (-17.341041)
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 02:49:55 (JD=2457761.6179977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 02:49:55
Flux: 17.188 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/2017fg