Discovery certificate for object 2016am
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43 [ 2016TNSTR..53....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 13:23:11
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 2016am
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15fkd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:09:25.902 (107.357924) DEC = +48:57:32.41 (48.959004)
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 08:23:59 (JD=2457388.8499884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 08:23:59
Flux: 18.12 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-17 08:31:43
Limiting flux: 21.15 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/2016am