Discovery certificate for object 2016frx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4867 [ 2018TNSTR1293....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 11:31:49
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 2016frx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16frx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:30:03.746 (337.515608) DEC = +32:10:43.90 (32.178862)
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 08:58:33 (JD=2457635.8739931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 08:58:33
Flux: 20.5372 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016frx