Discovery certificate for object 2016ze
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 687 [ 2016TNSTR..76....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-04 11:02:49
Sender: Dr. Ofer Yaron
Source Group: iPTF

O. Yaron, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ze
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16e
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:02:06.110 (165.525458) DEC = +36:54:11.00 (36.903056)
Discovery date: 2016-02-02 11:17:52 (JD=2457420.9707407)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-02 11:17:52
Flux: 19.61 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-13 12:46:52
Limiting flux: 21.49 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


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