Discovery certificate for object 2017xr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8384 [ 2019TNSTR.163....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 14:07:26
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 2017xr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17xr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:56:54.534 (179.227224) DEC = +47:26:28.58 (47.441271)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 13:32:09 (JD=2457783.0639931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 13:32:09
Flux: 20.287 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/2017xr