Discovery certificate for object 2016ekn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3901 [ 2018TNSTR1052....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-29 16:32:39
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 2016ekn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ekn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:58:07.486 (284.531193) DEC = +39:45:23.83 (39.75662)
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 04:37:55 (JD=2457598.6929977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 04:37:55
Flux: 20.0108 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/2016ekn