Discovery certificate for object 2016eln
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3927 [ 2018TNSTR1061....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-31 08:56:15
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 2016eln
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eln
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:11:43.861 (302.932755) DEC = +06:25:24.81 (6.423557)
Discovery date: 2016-07-31 08:12:28.000 (JD=2457600.8419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-31 08:12:28.000
Flux: 17.4494 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/2016eln