Discovery certificate for object 2016fjk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4627

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 12:28:03
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 2016fjk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fjk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:53:30.427 (13.376778) DEC = +44:36:47.26 (44.613127)
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 10:32:09 (JD=2457626.9389931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 10:32:09
Flux: 19.553 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/2016fjk