Discovery certificate for object 2016exy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4273 [ 2018TNSTR1156....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-12 19:28:28
Date made public: 2018-08-12
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016exy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16exy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:47:30.349 (11.876453) DEC = +46:30:28.89 (46.508024)
Discovery date: 2016-08-12 10:14:52 (JD=2457612.9269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-12 10:14:52
Flux: 20.093 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/2016exy