Discovery certificate for object 2017zr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8440 [ 2019TNSTR.180....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-01 14:46:27
Date made public: 2019-02-01
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 2017zr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17zr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:25.339 (10.10558) DEC = +40:59:52.74 (40.997983)
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 02:48:28.000 (JD=2457784.6169907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-31 02:48:28.000
Flux: 19.9029 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: