Discovery certificate for object 2017xg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8373 [ 2019TNSTR.163....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 13:22:53
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 2017xg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17xg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:16:28.447 (184.118531) DEC = +56:12:09.75 (56.202708)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 12:53:16.000 (JD=2457783.0369907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 12:53:16.000
Flux: 19.773 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: