Discovery certificate for object 2016fpi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4792 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 10:43:13
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 2016fpi
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:46:25.833 (326.607639) DEC = +11:08:46.35 (11.146208)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:17:16 (JD=2457632.7619907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:17:16
Flux: 20.2522 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/2016fpi