Discovery certificate for object 2016el
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 147 [ 2016TNSTR..54....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 14:32:24
Sender: Mr. Nikola Knezevic
Source Group: iPTF

Nikola Knezevic, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016el
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15fks
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:51:24.312 (57.851298) DEC = +35:40:40.99 (35.678052)
Discovery date: 2016-01-12 06:43:12 (JD=2457399.78)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-12 06:43:12
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-30 07:07:33
Limiting flux: 20.68 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/2016el