Discovery certificate for object 2016feb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4463 [ 2018TNSTR1226....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-21 10:44:23
Date made public: 2018-08-21
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 2016feb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16feb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:38:05.205 (324.521688) DEC = +77:10:54.81 (77.181891)
Discovery date: 2016-08-21 07:42:14 (JD=2457621.8209954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-21 07:42:14
Flux: 19.7374 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/2016feb