Discovery certificate for object 2016epj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4029 [ 2018TNSTR1097....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-04 20:59:27
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 2016epj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16epj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:58:00.333 (329.501389) DEC = +02:49:21.48 (2.822634)
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 11:39:50 (JD=2457604.9859954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 11:39:50
Flux: 19.401 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/2016epj