Discovery certificate for object 2016ajq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1035 [ 2016TNSTR.142....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-22 15:27:11
Sender: Dr. Ofer Yaron
Source Group: iPTF

L. Hangard, O. Yaron, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ajq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:48:50.320 (117.209667) DEC = -01:42:02.30 (-1.700639)
Discovery date: 2016-02-09 06:57:36 (JD=2457427.79)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-09 06:57:36
Flux: 20.11 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2014-01-23 10:51:34
Limiting flux: 20.33 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016ajq