Discovery certificate for object 2016fmj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4708 [ 2018TNSTR1251....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 14:14:01
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 2016fmj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:54:39.211 (343.663379) DEC = +25:17:18.48 (25.288467)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:14:52 (JD=2457628.9269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:14:52
Flux: 20.4515 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/2016fmj