Discovery certificate for object 2016emy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3965 [ 2018TNSTR1078....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-02 21:50:59
Date made public: 2018-08-02
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 2016emy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16emy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:46:27.402 (311.614176) DEC = +22:40:30.13 (22.675035)
Discovery date: 2016-08-02 08:55:40 (JD=2457602.8719907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-02 08:55:40
Flux: 19.24 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/2016emy