Discovery certificate for object 2016irn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7191 [ 2018TNSTR1860....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-03 11:55:41
Date made public: 2018-12-03
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 2016irn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16irn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:10:39.640 (2.665168) DEC = +32:31:29.78 (32.52494)
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 02:42:43.000 (JD=2457725.6129977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 02:42:43.000
Flux: 19.622 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: