Discovery certificate for object 2016fsa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4870 [ 2018TNSTR1293....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 13:06:03
Date made public: 2018-09-04
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 2016fsa
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fsa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:20.745 (15.336439) DEC = +34:16:39.35 (34.277596)
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 09:51:50.000 (JD=2457635.9109954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 09:51:50.000
Flux: 20.2975 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: