Discovery certificate for object 2016era
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4079 [ 2018TNSTR1119....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 06:45:48
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 2016era
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16era
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:02:28.721 (255.619669) DEC = -15:22:08.28 (-15.368967)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 04:17:45 (JD=2457607.6789931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 04:17:45
Flux: 18.7711 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/2016era