Discovery certificate for object 2016fpn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4797 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 11:19:32
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 2016fpn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:01:23.833 (330.349303) DEC = +29:49:35.50 (29.826529)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:34:33.000 (JD=2457632.7739931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 06:34:33.000
Flux: 20.2647 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/2016fpn