Discovery certificate for object 2017wt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8360 [ 2019TNSTR.163....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 09:49:30
Date made public: 2019-01-29
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 2017wt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17wt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:09:47.492 (107.447883) DEC = +40:38:29.57 (40.641548)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 08:05:16.000 (JD=2457782.8369907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 08:05:16.000
Flux: 19.6705 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: