Discovery certificate for object 2016fhq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4571 [ 2018TNSTR1241....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 05:29:20
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 2016fhq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fhq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:59:56.635 (314.985979) DEC = +13:31:57.90 (13.532749)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 04:40:48 (JD=2457625.695)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 04:40:48
Flux: 19.8152 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: