Discovery certificate for object 2016fnq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4743 [ 2018TNSTR1256....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-29 18:09:07
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 2016fnq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fnq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:06:51.583 (331.71493) DEC = +15:02:59.65 (15.049902)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 06:40:19 (JD=2457629.7779977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 06:40:19
Flux: 20.833 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/2016fnq