Discovery certificate for object 2016bru
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1939 [ 2016TNSTR.299....1H ]

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

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016bru
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ym
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:44:54.390 (251.226625) DEC = +21:01:53.50 (21.031528)
Discovery date: 2016-04-01 11:02:24 (JD=2457479.96)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-01 11:02:24
Flux: 19.86 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: