Discovery certificate for object 2017iws
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15319 [ 2017TNSTR1406....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-13 01:02:03
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, A. Schultz, T. Lowe, J. Bulger (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright, D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast), B. E. Tucker, (Mt Stromlo Observatory, ANU), A. Rest (STScI), P. M. Garnavich (Notre Dame), S. Margheim (Gemini Observatory), D. Kasen (UCB/LBL), R. Olling, E. Shaya (U Maryland) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017iws
Discoverer internal name: PS17fim
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:42:41.629 (130.673455629) DEC = +13:58:04.07 (13.9677959847)
Discovery date: 2017-12-12 12:40:19 (JD=2458100.0279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-12 12:40:19
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017iws