Discovery certificate for object 2016fia
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4585 [ 2018TNSTR1241....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 08:37:03
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 2016fia
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fia
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:41:16.661 (325.319421) DEC = +10:33:21.03 (10.555842)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 06:24:28 (JD=2457625.7669907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 06:24:28
Flux: 19.861 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/2016fia