Discovery certificate for object 2016fod
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4759 [ 2016TNSTR.681....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-30 14:14:18
Date made public: 2016-09-15
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: SN 2016fod
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fod
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:23:37.899 (5.907913) DEC = -00:30:17.41 (-0.504835)
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 10:36:28 (JD=2457630.9419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 10:36:28
Flux: 18.7341 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/2016fod