Discovery certificate for object 2016eka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3886 [ 2018TNSTR1046....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-28 21:41:37
Date made public: 2018-07-28
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 2016eka
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eka
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:49:09.008 (12.287534) DEC = +40:25:57.72 (40.432699)
Discovery date: 2016-07-28 11:29:45 (JD=2457597.9789931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-28 11:29:45
Flux: 19.6623 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/2016eka