Discovery certificate for object 2016flz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4698 [ 2018TNSTR1251....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 13:05:15
Date made public: 2018-08-28
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 2016flz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16flz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:05:41.873 (316.424471) DEC = +18:52:10.12 (18.869478)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 04:50:52 (JD=2457628.7019907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 04:50:52
Flux: 18.2384 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: