Discovery certificate for object 2016fpb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4785 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 08:39:47
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 2016fpb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:41:19.327 (310.33053) DEC = +17:20:23.14 (17.33976)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 04:14:52 (JD=2457632.6769907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 04:14:52
Flux: 18.247 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: