Discovery certificate for object 2016eli
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3922 [ 2018TNSTR1061....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-31 06:01:56
Date made public: 2018-07-31
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016eli
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eli
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:21:08.779 (215.28658) DEC = -00:22:38.24 (-0.377288)
Discovery date: 2016-07-31 05:41:16 (JD=2457600.7369907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-31 05:41:16
Flux: 16.608 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/2016eli