Discovery certificate for object 2016flj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4681 [ 2018TNSTR1244....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 18:46:28
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 2016flj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16flj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:23:44.280 (335.934502) DEC = +31:01:58.57 (31.032937)
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 08:39:50.000 (JD=2457626.8609954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 08:39:50.000
Flux: 20.0105 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: