Discovery certificate for object 2016erw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4101 [ 2018TNSTR1119....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 11:52:33
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 2016erw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16erw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:03:48.200 (300.950835) DEC = -08:52:50.91 (-8.880809)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 07:03:21 (JD=2457607.7939931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 07:03:21
Flux: 19.936 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/2016erw