Discovery certificate for object 2016iqu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7172 [ 2018TNSTR1851....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-01 12:42:51
Date made public: 2018-12-01
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 2016iqu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16iqu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:57:41.433 (14.422639) DEC = +12:41:15.48 (12.687634)
Discovery date: 2016-12-01 04:45:07 (JD=2457723.6979977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-01 04:45:07
Flux: 19.8045 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/2016iqu