Discovery certificate for object 2017wm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8353 [ 2017TNSTR.147....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-29 09:04:59
Date made public: 2017-02-02
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 2017wm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF17wm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:30:52.765 (97.719854) DEC = +73:27:31.42 (73.458729)
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 06:46:04.000 (JD=2457782.7819907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-29 06:46:04.000
Flux: 19.0021 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: