Discovery certificate for object 2016fmy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4723 [ 2018TNSTR1256....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-29 11:20:11
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 2016fmy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fmy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:42:31.917 (340.632986) DEC = +31:14:02.19 (31.233941)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 09:01:26.000 (JD=2457629.8759954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 09:01:26.000
Flux: 19.98 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: