Discovery certificate for object 2016fgx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4549 [ 2018TNSTR1235....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-23 23:11:05
Date made public: 2018-08-23
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016fgx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fgx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:11:00.186 (257.750776) DEC = +53:43:58.10 (53.732806)
Discovery date: 2016-06-08 09:02:52 (JD=2457547.8769907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-08 09:02:52
Flux: 20.4312 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2016fgx