Discovery certificate for object 2017acr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8528 [ 2019TNSTR.206....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-05 07:35:17
Date made public: 2019-02-05
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 2017acr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17acr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:54:48.284 (88.701184) DEC = +60:44:01.20 (60.733668)
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 05:03:50.000 (JD=2457789.7109954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 05:03:50.000
Flux: 17.4064 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: