Discovery certificate for object 2016fnv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4748 [ 2018TNSTR1261....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-30 06:38:07
Date made public: 2018-08-30
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 2016fnv
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fnv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:18:06.334 (319.52639) DEC = +08:01:32.64 (8.025734)
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 05:12:28 (JD=2457630.7169907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 05:12:28
Flux: 19.925 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: