Discovery certificate for object 2016fig
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4591 [ 2016TNSTR.624....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 11:02:44
Date made public: 2016-09-02
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: SN 2016fig
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fig
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:29:20.404 (352.335016) DEC = +22:32:29.09 (22.541415)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 10:12:00 (JD=2457625.925)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 10:12:00
Flux: 19.6773 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/2016fig