Discovery certificate for object 2017kr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7993 [ 2019TNSTR.107....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-17 20:12:09
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 2017kr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17kr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:08:02.374 (167.009891) DEC = +55:32:49.78 (55.547161)
Discovery date: 2017-01-17 12:40:19 (JD=2457771.0279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-17 12:40:19
Flux: 19.575 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017kr