Discovery certificate for object 2016equ
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4072

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-06 18:45:02
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 2016equ
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16equ
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:22:56.387 (245.734945) DEC = +10:57:41.43 (10.961507)
Discovery date: 2016-08-06 05:22:33 (JD=2457606.7239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-06 05:22:33
Flux: 19.887 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/2016equ