Discovery certificate for object 2016fpj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4793 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 10:43:44
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 2016fpj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:46:55.117 (326.729655) DEC = +18:10:34.78 (18.176327)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:07:12 (JD=2457632.755)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:07:12
Flux: 20.1269 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/2016fpj