Discovery certificate for object 2016fpa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4784 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 08:32:09
Date made public: 2018-09-01
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 2016fpa
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:20:29.130 (335.121377) DEC = +24:01:58.37 (24.03288)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 08:15:21 (JD=2457632.8439931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 08:15:21
Flux: 19.279 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: