Discovery certificate for object 2016irw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7202 [ 2018TNSTR1873....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-05 10:28:35
Date made public: 2018-12-05
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 2016irw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16irw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:54:39.324 (358.66385) DEC = +43:25:03.28 (43.417577)
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 02:36:57 (JD=2457727.6089931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 02:36:57
Flux: 20.098 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: