Discovery certificate for object 2017wo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8355 [ 2017TNSTR.461....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 09:05:41
Date made public: 2017-04-21
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 2017wo
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17wo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:50:08.812 (27.536716) DEC = +39:28:52.33 (39.481204)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 03:00:00.000 (JD=2457782.625)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 03:00:00.000
Flux: 19.786 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: