Discovery certificate for object 2016fnn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4740 [ 2018TNSTR1256....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-29 17:54:01
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 2016fnn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fnn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:42.151 (15.425628) DEC = +24:03:28.59 (24.057941)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 10:40:48 (JD=2457629.945)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 10:40:48
Flux: 18.002 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/2016fnn