Discovery certificate for object 2016esc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4107 [ 2018TNSTR1119....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 12:57:56
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 2016esc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16esc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:44:59.127 (296.246361) DEC = -14:47:24.19 (-14.790052)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 05:42:43 (JD=2457607.7379977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 05:42:43
Flux: 19.521 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/2016esc