Discovery certificate for object 2016epx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4045 [ 2018TNSTR1104....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-05 18:53:51
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 2016epx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16epx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:35:18.856 (8.828565) DEC = +49:39:00.71 (49.650196)
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 11:48:28 (JD=2457605.9919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 11:48:28
Flux: 19.746 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/2016epx