Discovery certificate for object 2016foc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4758 [ 2016TNSTR.681....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-30 14:13:32
Date made public: 2016-09-15
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: SN 2016foc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16foc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:00:09.344 (0.038932) DEC = -01:15:20.57 (-1.255713)
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 10:16:19 (JD=2457630.9279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 10:16:19
Flux: 18.6583 ABMag
Filter: R-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/2016foc