Discovery certificate for object 2016fls
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4691 [ 2018TNSTR1247....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-27 11:57:38
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 2016fls
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fls
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:52:54.086 (13.225357) DEC = +01:14:49.71 (1.247141)
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 11:08:09 (JD=2457627.9639931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 11:08:09
Flux: 20.341 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/2016fls