Discovery certificate for object 2017wz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8366 [ 2019TNSTR.163....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 10:42:59
Date made public: 2019-01-29
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 2017wz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17wz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:10:06.791 (167.528297) DEC = +28:20:38.46 (28.344017)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 10:06:14 (JD=2457782.9209954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 10:06:14
Flux: 20.315 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: