Discovery certificate for object 2016fny
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4751 [ 2018TNSTR1261....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-30 07:06:31
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 2016fny
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fny
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:57:13.067 (314.304446) DEC = +17:43:03.45 (17.717625)
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 04:56:38 (JD=2457630.7059954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 04:56:38
Flux: 20.119 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: