Discovery certificate for object 2016fit
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4609 [ 2018TNSTR1244....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 09:22:50
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 2016fit
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fit
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:44:23.692 (326.098717) DEC = +18:18:15.35 (18.304265)
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 06:48:57 (JD=2457626.7839931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 06:48:57
Flux: 20.349 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/2016fit