Discovery certificate for object 2016fpg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4790 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 10:42:42
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 2016fpg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:02:25.576 (330.606565) DEC = +09:08:27.24 (9.140901)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:24:28.000 (JD=2457632.7669907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:24:28.000
Flux: 20.2875 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/2016fpg