Discovery certificate for object 2016err
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4096 [ 2018TNSTR1119....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 11:01:22
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 2016err
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16err
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:30:58.293 (322.742887) DEC = +24:34:57.89 (24.582747)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 09:10:04 (JD=2457607.8819907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 09:10:04
Flux: 20.713 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/2016err