Discovery certificate for object 2016erp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4094 [ 2018TNSTR1119....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 09:29:32
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 2016erp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16erp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:56:46.605 (314.194188) DEC = +20:28:04.00 (20.467779)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 07:59:31 (JD=2457607.8329977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 07:59:31
Flux: 16.0261 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/2016erp