Discovery certificate for object 2016eyy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4301 [ 2018TNSTR1172....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-14 14:26:37
Date made public: 2018-08-14
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 2016eyy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eyy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:08:19.874 (2.082807) DEC = +42:35:08.17 (42.585604)
Discovery date: 2016-08-14 07:40:48 (JD=2457614.82)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-14 07:40:48
Flux: 19.194 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/2016eyy