Discovery certificate for object 2016irx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7203 [ 2018TNSTR1873....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-05 10:56:35
Date made public: 2018-12-05
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 2016irx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16irx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:59:10.886 (359.79536) DEC = +26:01:35.67 (26.026576)
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 02:31:12.000 (JD=2457727.605)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 02:31:12.000
Flux: 19.91 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: