Discovery certificate for object 2017gq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7862 [ 2019TNSTR..47....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-08 18:22:52
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 2017gq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17gq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:20:02.630 (230.01096) DEC = +80:46:00.38 (80.766772)
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 13:13:26 (JD=2457762.0509954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 13:13:26
Flux: 20.294 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/2017gq