Discovery certificate for object 2016brt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1937 [ 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 2016brt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16td
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:40:53.690 (220.223708) DEC = +09:18:41.40 (9.3115)
Discovery date: 2016-03-15 11:45:36 (JD=2457462.99)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-15 11:45:36
Flux: 20.32 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-10 11:47:30
Limiting flux: 20.14 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/2016brt