Discovery certificate for object 2017xi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8375 [ 2019TNSTR.163....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 13:23:28
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 2017xi
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17xi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:47:48.231 (176.950961) DEC = +56:01:05.75 (56.018264)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 12:34:33.000 (JD=2457783.0239931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 12:34:33.000
Flux: 18.686 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: