Discovery certificate for object 2017go
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7860 [ 2019TNSTR..47....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-08 18:21:50
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 2017go
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17go
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:15:53.224 (228.971766) DEC = +76:03:58.42 (76.066227)
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 13:14:52 (JD=2457762.0519907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 13:14:52
Flux: 20.075 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/2017go