Discovery certificate for object 2014em
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4393 [ 2018TNSTR1205....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-18 18:00:07
Date made public: 2018-08-18
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 2014em
Discoverer internal name: iPTF14em
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:41:58.813 (40.4950547) DEC = +42:40:49.68 (42.6804665)
Discovery date: 2014-10-26 11:00:57.000 (JD=2456956.9589931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-10-26 11:00:57.000
Flux: 20.9792 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: