Discovery certificate for object 2016ipx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7146

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-30 10:59:09
Date made public: 2018-11-30
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 2016ipx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ipx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:20:54.776 (125.228232) DEC = +18:41:39.26 (18.694238)
Discovery date: 2016-11-30 10:27:50 (JD=2457722.9359954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-30 10:27:50
Flux: 20.212 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/2016ipx