Discovery certificate for object 2016fid
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4588 [ 2018TNSTR1241....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 09:08:07
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 2016fid
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fid
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:43:24.719 (340.852994) DEC = +22:04:49.65 (22.080457)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 08:26:52 (JD=2457625.8519907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 08:26:52
Flux: 20.151 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: