Discovery certificate for object 2016fjf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4622 [ 2018TNSTR1244....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 10:30:58
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 2016fjf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fjf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:22:60.000 (335.749999) DEC = +22:35:35.39 (22.593163)
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 08:42:43 (JD=2457626.8629977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 08:42:43
Flux: 20.6325 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: