Discovery certificate for object 2016fmq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4715 [ 2018TNSTR1251....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-28 15:49:13
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 2016fmq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:18:41.714 (349.673809) DEC = +16:23:31.60 (16.39211)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:33:36 (JD=2457628.94)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:33:36
Flux: 20.024 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/2016fmq