Discovery certificate for object 2016epy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4047 [ 2018TNSTR1104....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-05 19:01:22
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 2016epy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16epy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:50:12.283 (297.55118) DEC = -03:26:00.44 (-3.433456)
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 07:13:26 (JD=2457605.8009954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 07:13:26
Flux: 19.116 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/2016epy