Discovery certificate for object 2016fbm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4380 [ 2018TNSTR1188....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-16 18:08:31
Date made public: 2018-08-16
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 2016fbm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fbm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:56:09.482 (14.039509) DEC = +50:03:43.11 (50.061974)
Discovery date: 2016-08-14 10:14:52 (JD=2457614.9269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-14 10:14:52
Flux: 20.068 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/2016fbm