Discovery certificate for object 2017wr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8358 [ 2017TNSTR.147....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 09:09:07
Date made public: 2017-02-02
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 2017wr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17wr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:02:44.915 (75.687146) DEC = +75:01:44.58 (75.02905)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 05:29:45 (JD=2457782.7289931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 05:29:45
Flux: 18.758 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: