Discovery certificate for object 2016elc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3916 [ 2018TNSTR1057....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-30 16:48:10
Date made public: 2018-07-30
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 2016elc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16elc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:35:20.123 (263.833847) DEC = +03:34:10.46 (3.569571)
Discovery date: 2016-07-30 04:46:33 (JD=2457599.6989931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-30 04:46:33
Flux: 19.572 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/2016elc