Discovery certificate for object 2017lk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8014 [ 2019TNSTR.110....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-18 19:15:26
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 2017lk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17lk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:43:20.720 (160.836333) DEC = +30:05:22.55 (30.089597)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 12:57:36.000 (JD=2457772.04)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 12:57:36.000
Flux: 20.276 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: