Discovery certificate for object 2016fpx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4809 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 15:26:58
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 2016fpx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:29:15.420 (22.314248) DEC = +44:04:22.47 (44.072909)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 11:38:24.000 (JD=2457632.985)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 11:38:24.000
Flux: 20.3732 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: