Discovery certificate for object 2017ok
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8096 [ 2019TNSTR.136....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-24 21:07:46
Date made public: 2019-01-24
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017ok
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17ok
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:46:12.946 (86.553943) DEC = +67:39:54.48 (67.665133)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 05:16:48 (JD=2457771.72)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 05:16:48
Flux: 18.748 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017ok