Discovery certificate for object 2016flm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4685 [ 2018TNSTR1247....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-27 11:07:27
Date made public: 2018-08-27
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 2016flm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16flm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:06:15.024 (1.562601) DEC = +01:11:30.08 (1.191688)
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 10:29:16 (JD=2457627.9369907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 10:29:16
Flux: 19.973 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/2016flm