Discovery certificate for object 2016fsu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4892 [ 2018TNSTR1304....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-05 09:15:57
Date made public: 2018-09-05
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 2016fsu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fsu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:26:27.447 (336.614363) DEC = +28:56:18.45 (28.938458)
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 08:36:57.000 (JD=2457636.8589931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 08:36:57.000
Flux: 20.6234 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: