Discovery certificate for object 2016ajs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1037 [ 2016TNSTR.142....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-22 15:33:39
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 2016ajs
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16jl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:16:46.980 (124.19575) DEC = +62:16:56.50 (62.282361)
Discovery date: 2016-02-10 08:52:48 (JD=2457428.87)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-10 08:52:48
Flux: 19.94 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-07 10:23:25
Limiting flux: 20.64 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


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