Discovery certificate for object 2016fqf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4819 [ 2018TNSTR1280....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-02 09:01:41
Date made public: 2018-09-02
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 2016fqf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fqf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:35:10.994 (323.795809) DEC = +11:37:48.36 (11.630099)
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 05:29:45.000 (JD=2457633.7289931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 05:29:45.000
Flux: 20.3991 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: