Discovery certificate for object 2016fmd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4702 [ 2018TNSTR1251....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 13:44:45
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 2016fmd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:46:44.185 (326.684105) DEC = +08:55:53.55 (8.931543)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 06:44:38 (JD=2457628.7809954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 06:44:38
Flux: 20.0952 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/2016fmd