Discovery certificate for object 2016esp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4121 [ 2018TNSTR1125....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-08 20:04:37
Date made public: 2018-08-08
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 2016esp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16esp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:51:11.939 (252.799747) DEC = -11:58:31.43 (-11.975397)
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 04:22:04 (JD=2457608.6819907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 04:22:04
Flux: 18.474 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/2016esp