Discovery certificate for object 2016ejg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3864 [ 2018TNSTR1042....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-27 16:46:24
Date made public: 2018-07-27
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016ejg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ejg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:13:22.532 (243.343884) DEC = +63:20:11.36 (63.33649)
Discovery date: 2016-07-27 04:37:55 (JD=2457596.6929977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-27 04:37:55
Flux: 20.5385 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/2016ejg