Discovery certificate for object 2017nq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8076 [ 2019TNSTR.128....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-23 20:44:58
Date made public: 2019-01-23
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 2017nq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17nq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:56:05.316 (104.022151) DEC = +48:03:20.58 (48.055718)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 08:08:09.000 (JD=2457771.8389931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 08:08:09.000
Flux: 18.581 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: