Discovery certificate for object 2016ffl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4505 [ 2018TNSTR1235....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-23 13:54:15
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 2016ffl
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ffl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:07:32.588 (346.885783) DEC = -04:52:57.78 (-4.882718)
Discovery date: 2016-08-23 07:24:57 (JD=2457623.8089931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-23 07:24:57
Flux: 19.184 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/2016ffl