Discovery certificate for object 2016eqt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4071 [ 2018TNSTR1111....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-06 18:41:42
Date made public: 2018-08-06
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 2016eqt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eqt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:30:52.951 (307.720631) DEC = +03:58:28.43 (3.974564)
Discovery date: 2016-08-06 08:18:14 (JD=2457606.8459954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-06 08:18:14
Flux: 18.756 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/2016eqt