Discovery certificate for object 2016arj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1239 [ 2016TNSTR.177....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-04 06:05:30
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

R. Ferretti, S. Papadogiannakis, O. Yaron, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016arj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16in
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:11:04.640 (197.769333) DEC = +49:19:04.50 (49.317917)
Discovery date: 2016-02-09 12:26:04 (JD=2457428.0181019)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-09 12:26:04
Flux: 20.18 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-06 11:13:49
Limiting flux: 21.09 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/2016arj