Discovery certificate for object 2016for
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4774 [ 2016TNSTR.681....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-31 08:11:01
Date made public: 2016-09-15
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: SN 2016for
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16for
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:48:10.539 (327.043912) DEC = +26:28:31.53 (26.475425)
Discovery date: 2016-08-31 06:05:45 (JD=2457631.7539931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-31 06:05:45
Flux: 19.516 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/2016for