Discovery certificate for object 2016erd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4082 [ 2018TNSTR1119....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 07:10:45
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 2016erd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16erd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:06:55.186 (256.729941) DEC = -15:08:52.27 (-15.147853)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 04:17:45 (JD=2457607.6789931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 04:17:45
Flux: 17.9436 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/2016erd