Discovery certificate for object 2016ekl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3899 [ 2018TNSTR1052....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-29 15:59:39
Date made public: 2018-07-29
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 2016ekl
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ekl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:31:10.872 (262.7953) DEC = -03:52:03.98 (-3.867772)
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 05:02:24 (JD=2457598.71)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 05:02:24
Flux: 20.362 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/2016ekl