Discovery certificate for object 2017lh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8011 [ 2019TNSTR.110....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-18 18:05:30
Date made public: 2019-01-18
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 2017lh
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17lh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:06:03.174 (46.513223) DEC = +79:11:58.16 (79.19949)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 04:50:52 (JD=2457771.7019907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 04:50:52
Flux: 18.628 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: