Discovery certificate for object 2017qv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8175 [ 2019TNSTR.147....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-27 18:07:06
Date made public: 2019-01-27
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 2017qv
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17qv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:16:42.944 (154.178932) DEC = +56:18:25.05 (56.306958)
Discovery date: 2017-01-27 10:40:48 (JD=2457780.945)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-27 10:40:48
Flux: 19.498 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/2017qv