Discovery certificate for object 2017yr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8413 [ 2019TNSTR.174....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-31 10:46:27
Date made public: 2019-01-31
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 2017yr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17yr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:21.309 (10.588789) DEC = +41:12:02.17 (41.200604)
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 02:48:28 (JD=2457784.6169907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 02:48:28
Flux: 15.184 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/2017yr