Discovery certificate for object 2016fnp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4742 [ 2018TNSTR1256....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-29 18:06:29
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 2016fnp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fnp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:30:11.545 (7.548103) DEC = +33:42:20.34 (33.705649)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 09:11:31 (JD=2457629.8829977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 09:11:31
Flux: 20.184 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016fnp