Discovery certificate for object 2017xh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8374 [ 2019TNSTR.163....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 13:22:57
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 2017xh
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17xh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:39:25.870 (174.857791) DEC = +48:57:19.96 (48.955545)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 12:38:52 (JD=2457783.0269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 12:38:52
Flux: 20.065 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017xh