Discovery certificate for object 2016fmf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4704 [ 2018TNSTR1251....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 14:02:40
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 2016fmf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:49:24.032 (342.350133) DEC = +34:15:08.77 (34.252437)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 09:08:38 (JD=2457628.8809954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 09:08:38
Flux: 20.9998 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: