Discovery certificate for object 2016fsc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4873 [ 2018TNSTR1293....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 15:36:18
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 2016fsc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fsc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:24:28.342 (36.118092) DEC = +32:51:30.69 (32.858526)
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 12:31:40 (JD=2457636.0219907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 12:31:40
Flux: 19.2251 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/2016fsc