Discovery certificate for object 2016elf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3919 [ 2018TNSTR1061....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-31 05:41:53
Date made public: 2018-07-31
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 2016elf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16elf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:14:13.230 (213.555124) DEC = -00:53:39.70 (-0.894361)
Discovery date: 2016-07-31 05:28:19 (JD=2457600.7279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-31 05:28:19
Flux: 17.2509 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/2016elf