Discovery certificate for object 2016flk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4682 [ 2018TNSTR1247....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-27 06:51:21
Date made public: 2018-08-27
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 2016flk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16flk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:29:03.302 (322.263758) DEC = +20:44:34.72 (20.742977)
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 05:39:50 (JD=2457627.7359954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 05:39:50
Flux: 20.5182 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: