Discovery certificate for object 2016fji
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4625

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 12:11:07
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 2016fji
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fji
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:02:31.873 (15.632804) DEC = +25:11:26.49 (25.190691)
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 11:03:50 (JD=2457626.9609954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 11:03:50
Flux: 19.158 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/2016fji