Discovery certificate for object 2016fjm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4629 [ 2016TNSTR.681....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 13:36:25
Date made public: 2016-09-15
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: SN 2016fjm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fjm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:39:24.540 (24.852248) DEC = +38:07:41.47 (38.128185)
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 12:24:28 (JD=2457627.0169907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 12:24:28
Flux: 19.112 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: