Discovery certificate for object 2016fbf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4372 [ 2018TNSTR1181....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-15 23:54:31
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 2016fbf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fbf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:57:22.873 (44.345306) DEC = +52:44:19.01 (52.738615)
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 11:35:31 (JD=2457615.9829977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 11:35:31
Flux: 19.377 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/2016fbf