Discovery certificate for object 2016ert
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4098 [ 2018TNSTR1119....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 11:02:33
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 2016ert
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ert
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:37:06.289 (294.276206) DEC = -17:44:06.74 (-17.735206)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 06:46:04 (JD=2457607.7819907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 06:46:04
Flux: 20.154 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/2016ert