Discovery certificate for object 2016fil
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4597 [ 2018TNSTR1241....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 11:35:45
Date made public: 2018-08-25
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: AT 2016fil
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fil
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:30:52.529 (322.718872) DEC = +27:34:26.81 (27.574113)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 05:13:55.000 (JD=2457625.7179977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 05:13:55.000
Flux: 20.226 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: