Discovery certificate for object 2016esu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4126 [ 2018TNSTR1125....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-08 23:27:30
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 2016esu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16esu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:46:52.273 (296.717805) DEC = +00:43:45.15 (0.729208)
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 06:48:57 (JD=2457608.7839931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 06:48:57
Flux: 20.127 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/2016esu