Discovery certificate for object 2016fea
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4462

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-21 10:40:45
Date made public: 2018-08-21
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 2016fea
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:46:25.171 (311.604881) DEC = +67:40:18.99 (67.671943)
Discovery date: 2016-08-21 08:41:16 (JD=2457621.8619907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-21 08:41:16
Flux: 18.267 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/2016fea