Discovery certificate for object 2017nm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8072 [ 2019TNSTR.128....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-23 20:16:11
Date made public: 2019-01-23
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 2017nm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17nm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:45:45.163 (101.438181) DEC = +49:58:54.67 (49.981854)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 07:59:31.000 (JD=2457771.8329977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 07:59:31.000
Flux: 18.909 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: