Discovery certificate for object 2016fpk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4794 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 10:44:31
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 2016fpk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:42:48.122 (325.700508) DEC = +22:40:34.83 (22.676342)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:04:19.000 (JD=2457632.7529977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:04:19.000
Flux: 20.2159 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/2016fpk