Discovery certificate for object 2016com
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2548 [ 2016TNSTR.383....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-28 18:36:45
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016com
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ars
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:52:47.910 (193.199625) DEC = +55:03:35.29 (55.059803)
Discovery date: 2016-05-11 06:28:48 (JD=2457519.77)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-11 06:28:48
Flux: 19.72 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-05 07:43:40
Limiting flux: 21.24 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/2016com