Discovery certificate for object 2016erj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4088 [ 2018TNSTR1119....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 08:12:00
Date made public: 2018-08-07
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016erj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16erj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:58:51.030 (299.712624) DEC = -06:22:51.52 (-6.380978)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 07:04:48 (JD=2457607.795)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 07:04:48
Flux: 19.7086 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/2016erj