Discovery certificate for object 2017qt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8173 [ 2019TNSTR.147....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-27 17:57:17
Date made public: 2019-01-27
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 2017qt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17qt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:02:39.009 (120.662538) DEC = +34:46:35.19 (34.776441)
Discovery date: 2017-01-27 08:38:24.000 (JD=2457780.86)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-27 08:38:24.000
Flux: 19.19 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: