Discovery certificate for object 2016al
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42 [ 2016TNSTR..53....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 13:10:42
Sender: Mr. Ilan manulis
Source Group: iPTF

Ilan Manulis, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016al
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15fjg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:31:11.216 (187.796733) DEC = +57:29:43.93 (57.495536)
Discovery date: 2016-01-02 11:02:24 (JD=2457389.96)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-02 11:02:24
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-18 12:07:32
Limiting flux: 21.65 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/2016al