Discovery certificate for object 2017wp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8356 [ 2017TNSTR.461....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 09:05:49
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 2017wp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17wp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:23:44.063 (20.933597) DEC = +46:14:32.09 (46.242246)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 02:57:07.000 (JD=2457782.6229977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 02:57:07.000
Flux: 19.3891 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: