Discovery certificate for object 2016fmm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4711 [ 2018TNSTR1251....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 14:24:24
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 2016fmm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:28:14.023 (352.058429) DEC = +25:59:50.26 (25.997294)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:40:48.000 (JD=2457628.945)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:40:48.000
Flux: 20.0171 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/2016fmm