Discovery certificate for object 2016fmn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4712 [ 2018TNSTR1251....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 14:58:24
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 2016fmn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:35:41.981 (353.924919) DEC = +21:56:48.29 (21.946748)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 12:15:50.000 (JD=2457629.0109954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 12:15:50.000
Flux: 19.993 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: