Discovery certificate for object 2016bld
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1763 [ 2016TNSTR.247....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-30 19:24:33
Sender: Dr. Ofer Yaron
Source Group: iPTF

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016bld
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16sw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:05:01.082 (196.254508) DEC = +34:30:43.08 (34.511968)
Discovery date: 2016-03-15 08:58:41 (JD=2457462.8740856)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-15 08:58:41
Flux: 20.12 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-11 10:34:20
Limiting flux: 20.94 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/2016bld