Discovery certificate for object 2016er
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 153 [ 2016TNSTR..54....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 16:29:00
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 2016er
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15fnt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:33:56.947 (173.487281) DEC = +49:10:25.20 (49.173666)
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 11:31:12 (JD=2457402.98)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 11:31:12
Flux: 20.18 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-31 12:48:55
Limiting flux: 19.8 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/2016er