Discovery certificate for object 2016eix
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3853 [ 2018TNSTR1031....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-25 15:30:57
Date made public: 2018-07-25
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016eix
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eix
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:18:51.891 (244.716214) DEC = +63:10:24.39 (63.173443)
Discovery date: 2016-07-23 05:00:57 (JD=2457592.7089931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-23 05:00:57
Flux: 19.3379 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2009-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016eix