Discovery certificate for object 2016fpr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4801 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 11:37:26
Date made public: 2018-09-01
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016fpr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:48:03.162 (12.013174) DEC = +37:02:20.19 (37.038941)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 10:14:52 (JD=2457632.9269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 10:14:52
Flux: 20.443 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/2016fpr