Discovery certificate for object 2016irq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7194 [ 2018TNSTR1860....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-03 15:21:38
Date made public: 2018-12-03
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 2016irq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16irq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:14.380 (10.559916) DEC = +38:30:33.31 (38.509252)
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 03:37:26 (JD=2457725.6509954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 03:37:26
Flux: 19.695 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/2016irq