Discovery certificate for object 2016iqw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7174 [ 2018TNSTR1851....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-01 13:33:32
Date made public: 2018-12-01
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016iqw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16iqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:14:18.585 (3.577437) DEC = +25:28:53.92 (25.481645)
Discovery date: 2016-12-01 03:21:36.000 (JD=2457723.64)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-01 03:21:36.000
Flux: 19.289 ABMag
Filter: g-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: