Discovery certificate for object 2017oj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8095 [ 2019TNSTR.136....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-24 21:05:15
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 2017oj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17oj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:57:13.356 (59.30565) DEC = +20:13:12.60 (20.220167)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 06:30:14.000 (JD=2457771.7709954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 06:30:14.000
Flux: 17.362 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: