Discovery certificate for object 2017xw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8389 [ 2019TNSTR.163....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 16:00:33
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 2017xw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17xw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:02:25.445 (165.606021) DEC = +48:08:50.86 (48.147462)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 13:23:31 (JD=2457783.0579977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 13:23:31
Flux: 20.2593 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: