Discovery certificate for object 2017aub
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9016 [ 2017TNSTR.189....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-15 12:21:37
Date made public: 2017-02-15
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: SN 2017aub
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17aub
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:40:24.696 (100.102898) DEC = +64:33:02.75 (64.550763)
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 07:17:45.000 (JD=2457799.8039931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 07:17:45.000
Flux: 17.3961 ABMag
Filter: I-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: