Discovery certificate for object 2016fmu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4719 [ 2018TNSTR1256....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-29 06:21:09
Date made public: 2018-08-29
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 2016fmu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:56:38.687 (314.161195) DEC = +15:13:51.49 (15.230969)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 04:42:14 (JD=2457629.6959954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 04:42:14
Flux: 20.251 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: