Discovery certificate for object 2016fsz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4900 [ 2018TNSTR1304....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-05 12:43:01
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 2016fsz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fsz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:23:53.319 (20.972161) DEC = +11:48:07.13 (11.801981)
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:18:43.000 (JD=2457637.0129977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:18:43.000
Flux: 19.9762 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: