Discovery certificate for object 2016fip
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4604

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 18:27:46
Date made public: 2016-09-06
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 2016fip
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fip
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:46:58.195 (356.742481) DEC = +29:27:32.19 (29.458942)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 11:02:24 (JD=2457625.96)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 11:02:24
Flux: 18.239 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/2016fip