Discovery certificate for object 2016irr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7195 [ 2018TNSTR1865....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-04 08:36:11
Date made public: 2018-12-04
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 2016irr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16irr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:00:59.274 (15.246977) DEC = +41:33:42.55 (41.561819)
Discovery date: 2016-12-04 04:32:09 (JD=2457726.6889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-04 04:32:09
Flux: 19.894 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/2016irr