Discovery certificate for object 2016fim
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4598 [ 2016TNSTR.624....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 12:01:16
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 2016fim
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fim
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:58:46.701 (359.694586) DEC = +36:11:25.42 (36.190395)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 11:48:28 (JD=2457625.9919907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 11:48:28
Flux: 19.2642 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: