Discovery certificate for object 2017zt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8442 [ 2019TNSTR.180....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-01 15:08:39
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 2017zt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17zt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:41:14.763 (10.311512) DEC = +42:24:24.39 (42.406774)
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 02:11:02.000 (JD=2457785.5909954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 02:11:02.000
Flux: 17.1041 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: