Discovery certificate for object 2016fik
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4596 [ 2016TNSTR.624....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 11:33:02
Date made public: 2016-09-02
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016fik
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fik
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:25:11.908 (351.299616) DEC = +27:43:57.04 (27.732512)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 10:16:19 (JD=2457625.9279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 10:16:19
Flux: 19.584 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/2016fik