Discovery certificate for object 2016eqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4077 [ 2018TNSTR1119....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 06:45:11
Date made public: 2018-08-07
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 2016eqy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eqy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:00:41.178 (255.171576) DEC = -14:20:01.69 (-14.333803)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 04:17:45 (JD=2457607.6789931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 04:17:45
Flux: 19.49 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/2016eqy