Discovery certificate for object 2016es
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 154 [ 2016TNSTR..60....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 07:02:34
Sender: Dr. Ofer Yaron
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

Ofer Yaron, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016es
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15fls
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:28:27.293 (187.113722) DEC = +07:04:41.11 (7.078087)
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 11:26:51.000 (JD=2457400.9769792)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 11:26:51.000
Flux: 20.8 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-02 12:21:23
Limiting flux: 20.7 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: