Discovery certificate for object 2016elg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3920 [ 2018TNSTR1061....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-31 05:54:25
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 2016elg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16elg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:10:33.820 (212.640918) DEC = -00:59:17.14 (-0.988094)
Discovery date: 2016-07-31 05:24:00 (JD=2457600.725)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-31 05:24:00
Flux: 18.711 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/2016elg