Discovery certificate for object 2016eof
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3998 [ 2018TNSTR1084....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-03 18:04:20
Date made public: 2018-08-03
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 2016eof
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eof
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:06:16.379 (316.568244) DEC = -05:54:58.49 (-5.916246)
Discovery date: 2016-08-03 09:01:26 (JD=2457603.8759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-03 09:01:26
Flux: 20.3 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/2016eof