Discovery certificate for object 2016ekm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3900 [ 2018TNSTR1052....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-29 16:32:14
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 2016ekm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ekm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:27:27.191 (261.863295) DEC = +04:25:43.33 (4.428702)
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 04:43:40 (JD=2457598.6969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 04:43:40
Flux: 19.6242 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/2016ekm