Discovery certificate for object 2016fna
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4727 [ 2018TNSTR1256....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-29 14:07:22
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 2016fna
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fna
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:45:21.373 (11.339053) DEC = +45:50:43.76 (45.84549)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 10:22:04 (JD=2457629.9319907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 10:22:04
Flux: 19.6625 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/2016fna