Discovery certificate for object 2016emf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3946 [ 2018TNSTR1069....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-01 12:07:33
Date made public: 2018-08-01
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 2016emf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16emf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:25:47.944 (351.449768) DEC = +18:22:11.87 (18.369963)
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 11:44:09 (JD=2457601.9889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 11:44:09
Flux: 17.0697 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/2016emf