Discovery certificate for object 2016fin
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4601

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 15:05:29
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 2016fin
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fin
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:33:09.891 (323.291212) DEC = +24:13:09.41 (24.21928)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 06:20:09 (JD=2457625.7639931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 06:20:09
Flux: 18.795 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/2016fin