Discovery certificate for object 2016bfw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1621 [ 2016TNSTR.230....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-21 16:45:54
Sender: Dr. Ofer Yaron
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016bfw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16qt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:56:26.499 (119.110412) DEC = +28:06:44.00 (28.112222)
Discovery date: 2016-03-05 03:50:24 (JD=2457452.66)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-05 03:50:24
Flux: 20.03 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-04 03:34:36
Limiting flux: 21.05 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/2016bfw