Discovery certificate for object 2016fmv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4720 [ 2018TNSTR1256....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-29 06:50:05
Date made public: 2018-08-29
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 2016fmv
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:57:13.377 (314.305738) DEC = +11:46:32.78 (11.775773)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 04:35:02.000 (JD=2457629.6909954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 04:35:02.000
Flux: 19.5386 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: