Discovery certificate for object 2016eq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 152 [ 2016TNSTR..54....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 16:19:06
Sender: Mr. Nikola Knezevic
Source Group: iPTF

Nikola Knezevic, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016eq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15fmw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:53:40.701 (193.419586) DEC = +51:15:49.37 (51.263713)
Discovery date: 2016-01-02 11:16:48 (JD=2457389.97)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-02 11:16:48
Flux: 19.87 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-18 13:22:09
Limiting flux: 20.95 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016eq