Discovery certificate for object 2016fec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4464 [ 2018TNSTR1226....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-21 10:44:23
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 2016fec
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fec
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:45:33.657 (311.390236) DEC = +68:11:28.23 (68.191174)
Discovery date: 2016-08-21 08:41:16 (JD=2457621.8619907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-21 08:41:16
Flux: 19.6363 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/2016fec