Discovery certificate for object 2016fnw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4749 [ 2018TNSTR1261....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-30 06:42:22
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 2016fnw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fnw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:18:53.293 (319.722054) DEC = +08:42:09.78 (8.702718)
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 05:12:28 (JD=2457630.7169907)


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