Discovery certificate for object 2016flt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4692 [ 2018TNSTR1247....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-27 13:09:01
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 2016flt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16flt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:40:46.259 (340.192747) DEC = +37:26:13.88 (37.437188)
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 09:14:24 (JD=2457627.885)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 09:14:24
Flux: 19.479 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: