Discovery certificate for object 2016ep
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 151 [ 2016TNSTR..54....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 16:07:43
Sender: Mr. Nikola Knezevic
Source Group: iPTF

Nikola Knezevic, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ep
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15flr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:07:06.146 (181.775607) DEC = +09:24:03.18 (9.400882)
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 10:33:36 (JD=2457400.94)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 10:33:36
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2014-03-13 10:20:15
Limiting flux: 12.66 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/2016ep