Discovery certificate for object 2016fpv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4807 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 15:17:30
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 2016fpv
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:05:16.093 (31.317053) DEC = +42:17:26.20 (42.290611)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 12:04:19 (JD=2457633.0029977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 12:04:19
Flux: 20.887 ABMag
Filter: g-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: