Discovery certificate for object 2016irs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24168 [ 2018TNSTR1725....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-07 14:52:27
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016irs
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abgubgi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:32:41.519 (8.1729964) DEC = +40:01:42.10 (40.0283609)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 07:17:17 (JD=2458423.803669)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 07:17:17
Flux: 19.8509 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-22 11:24:34
Limiting flux: 20.79 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016irs