Discovery certificate for object 2016con
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2549 [ 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 2016con
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16asx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:13:30.740 (198.378083) DEC = +43:31:46.36 (43.529544)
Discovery date: 2016-05-12 07:12:00 (JD=2457520.8)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-12 07:12:00
Flux: 20.26 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-12 06:21:36
Limiting flux: 20.88 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/2016con