Discovery certificate for object 2016fhj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4563 [ 2018TNSTR1241....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-24 15:01:04
Date made public: 2018-08-25
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 2016fhj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fhj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:25:42.571 (306.427378) DEC = +66:03:24.40 (66.056778)
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 09:36:00 (JD=2457624.9)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 09:36:00
Flux: 19.918 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/2016fhj