Discovery certificate for object 2016frv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4865 [ 2018TNSTR1293....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 09:05:52
Date made public: 2018-09-04
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 2016frv
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16frv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:28:08.818 (322.036741) DEC = +05:47:18.44 (5.788456)
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 05:11:02 (JD=2457635.7159954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 05:11:02
Flux: 20.4502 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: