Discovery certificate for object 2016fmw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4721 [ 2018TNSTR1256....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-29 07:48:39
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 2016fmw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:59:55.374 (329.980724) DEC = +31:49:26.41 (31.824003)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 07:06:14 (JD=2457628.7959954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 07:06:14
Flux: 21.2791 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/2016fmw