Discovery certificate for object 2016fbd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4369 [ 2018TNSTR1181....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-15 17:44:00
Date made public: 2018-08-15
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 2016fbd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fbd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:14:21.000 (3.587501) DEC = +42:55:50.10 (42.930582)
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 07:16:19 (JD=2457615.8029977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 07:16:19
Flux: 18.8914 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/2016fbd