Discovery certificate for object 2017fz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7845 [ 2019TNSTR..47....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-08 17:27:49
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 2017fz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17fz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:57:05.493 (254.272888) DEC = +78:32:48.04 (78.546678)
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 13:23:31 (JD=2457762.0579977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 13:23:31
Flux: 19.319 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/2017fz