Discovery certificate for object 2017xl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8378 [ 2019TNSTR.163....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 13:24:02
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 2017xl
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17xl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:16:54.330 (169.226376) DEC = +45:16:16.61 (45.271281)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 11:31:12.000 (JD=2457782.98)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 11:31:12.000
Flux: 19.473 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: