Discovery certificate for object 2017ixa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15328 [ 2017TNSTR1405....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-13 22:15:03
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) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017ixa
Discoverer internal name: PS17fio
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:57:51.262 (134.463591832) DEC = -06:50:41.47 (-6.84485160588)
Discovery date: 2017-12-10 12:30:14 (JD=2458098.0209954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-10 12:30:14
Flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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