Discovery certificate for object 2016epu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4041 [ 2018TNSTR1104....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-05 08:23:47
Date made public: 2018-08-05
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 2016epu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16epu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:54:50.774 (298.711557) DEC = -04:18:19.07 (-4.305296)
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 08:09:36 (JD=2457605.84)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 08:09:36
Flux: 19.5895 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/2016epu