Discovery certificate for object 2016foo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4771 [ 2016TNSTR.662....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-30 18:35:25
Date made public: 2016-09-11
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 2016foo
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16foo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:18:53.200 (19.721666) DEC = +09:57:35.49 (9.959858)
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 12:23:02.000 (JD=2457631.0159954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-30 12:23:02.000
Flux: 19.072 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: