Discovery certificate for object 2017oa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8086 [ 2019TNSTR.136....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-24 19:28:05
Date made public: 2019-01-24
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 2017oa
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17oa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:16:16.067 (154.066947) DEC = +28:17:35.04 (28.293068)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 11:49:55.000 (JD=2457771.9929977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 11:49:55.000
Flux: 19.956 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: