Discovery certificate for object 2017hd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7875 [ 2019TNSTR..47....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-08 18:48:36
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 2017hd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17hd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:12:59.592 (213.248302) DEC = +79:19:58.53 (79.332924)
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 13:06:14 (JD=2457762.0459954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-08 13:06:14
Flux: 19.799 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/2017hd