Discovery certificate for object 2016fmp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4714 [ 2018TNSTR1251....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 15:45:52
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 2016fmp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:07:45.664 (346.940265) DEC = +19:01:20.41 (19.022337)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:30:43 (JD=2457628.9379977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:30:43
Flux: 20.437 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/2016fmp