Discovery certificate for object 2016fjn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4630 [ 2018TNSTR1244....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 13:36:33
Date made public: 2018-08-26
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016fjn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fjn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:31:45.063 (22.937762) DEC = +36:24:16.29 (36.404526)
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 12:24:28.000 (JD=2457627.0169907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 12:24:28.000
Flux: 19.223 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: