Discovery certificate for object 2017jv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7968 [ 2017TNSTR.461....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-17 10:27:35
Date made public: 2017-04-21
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 2017jv
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17jv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:15:04.505 (123.768769) DEC = +57:10:49.97 (57.180548)
Discovery date: 2017-01-17 10:04:48.000 (JD=2457770.92)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-17 10:04:48.000
Flux: 19.454 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: