Discovery certificate for object 2014fa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13508 [ 2019TNSTR1778....1I ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-08 04:35:56
Date made public: 2019-09-08
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2014fa
Discoverer internal name: iPTF14fa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:06:40.990 (241.670792) DEC = +17:11:30.65 (17.1918483)
Discovery date: 2014-05-03 10:27:50 (JD=2456780.9359954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-05-03 10:27:50
Flux: 20.1138 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/2014fa