Discovery certificate for object 2016epi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4028 [ 2018TNSTR1097....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-04 20:54:34
Date made public: 2018-08-04
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016epi
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16epi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:48:54.518 (312.227158) DEC = +18:13:49.04 (18.230289)
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 09:07:12 (JD=2457604.88)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 09:07:12
Flux: 20.038 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/2016epi