Discovery certificate for object 2016ess
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4124 [ 2018TNSTR1125....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-08 20:58:09
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 2016ess
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ess
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:50:08.439 (297.535164) DEC = +68:03:28.71 (68.057975)
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 08:54:14 (JD=2457608.8709954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 08:54:14
Flux: 19.6792 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/2016ess