Discovery certificate for object 2016ffk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4504 [ 2018TNSTR1235....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-23 13:23:42
Date made public: 2018-08-23
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 2016ffk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ffk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:45:34.003 (311.391679) DEC = +68:11:00.69 (68.183524)
Discovery date: 2016-08-23 11:25:26 (JD=2457623.9759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-23 11:25:26
Flux: 19.6695 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/2016ffk