Discovery certificate for object 2016fiq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4605

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 01:32:20
Date made public: 2018-08-26
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 2016fiq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fiq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:37:35.811 (39.399211) DEC = +62:13:39.57 (62.227658)
Discovery date: 2016-08-22 11:29:45 (JD=2457622.9789931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-22 11:29:45
Flux: 14.3553 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/2016fiq