Discovery certificate for object 2016fqg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4820 [ 2018TNSTR1280....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-02 09:28:41
Date made public: 2018-09-02
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 2016fqg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fqg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:26:11.801 (321.549172) DEC = +12:55:27.11 (12.924197)
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 05:22:33 (JD=2457633.7239931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 05:22:33
Flux: 20.1569 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: