Discovery certificate for object 2016brs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1936 [ 2016TNSTR.299....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-18 07:14:07
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016brs
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16afx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:29:38.630 (217.410958) DEC = +37:58:28.00 (37.974444)
Discovery date: 2016-04-03 12:28:48 (JD=2457482.02)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-03 12:28:48
Flux: 21.03 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-03 12:04:29
Limiting flux: 23.4 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/2016brs