Discovery certificate for object 2016esy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4130 [ 2018TNSTR1131....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 08:02:06
Date made public: 2018-08-09
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 2016esy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16esy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:54:47.368 (268.697367) DEC = -02:09:46.93 (-2.163037)
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 06:02:52 (JD=2457608.7519907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-08 06:02:52
Flux: 14.863 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/2016esy