Discovery certificate for object 2016eph
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4027 [ 2018TNSTR1097....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-04 17:30:31
Date made public: 2018-08-04
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 2016eph
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eph
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:20:53.758 (320.223993) DEC = +35:26:58.50 (35.449582)
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 10:26:24 (JD=2457604.935)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 10:26:24
Flux: 19.403 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/2016eph