Discovery certificate for object 2016fly
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4697 [ 2018TNSTR1251....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 12:47:19
Date made public: 2018-08-28
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 2016fly
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fly
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:34:08.031 (308.533462) DEC = +07:31:24.57 (7.523491)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 04:35:02 (JD=2457628.6909954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 04:35:02
Flux: 19.1412 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: