Discovery certificate for object 2016fnz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4752 [ 2018TNSTR1261....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-30 11:28:27
Date made public: 2018-08-30
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016fnz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fnz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:20:13.084 (335.054515) DEC = +27:05:10.35 (27.086208)
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 08:38:24.000 (JD=2457630.86)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 08:38:24.000
Flux: 20.484 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: