Discovery certificate for object 2016fnx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4750 [ 2018TNSTR1261....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-30 06:45:36
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 2016fnx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fnx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:27:05.402 (321.772508) DEC = +10:50:45.32 (10.845921)
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 05:11:02 (JD=2457630.7159954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 05:11:02
Flux: 20.405 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/2016fnx