Discovery certificate for object 2017li
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8012 [ 2019TNSTR.110....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-18 18:05:44
Date made public: 2019-01-18
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 2017li
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17li
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:00:05.781 (45.024087) DEC = +39:29:55.67 (39.498797)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 03:50:24.000 (JD=2457771.66)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 03:50:24.000
Flux: 18.774 ABMag
Filter: I-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: