Discovery certificate for object 2017kq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7992 [ 2019TNSTR.107....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-17 20:12:00
Date made public: 2019-01-17
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017kq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17kq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:30:14.493 (172.560388) DEC = +56:20:18.55 (56.338486)
Discovery date: 2017-01-17 12:48:57.000 (JD=2457771.0339931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-17 12:48:57.000
Flux: 19.468 ABMag
Filter: g-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: