Discovery certificate for object 2016fta
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4901 [ 2018TNSTR1304....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-05 12:43:29
Date made public: 2018-09-05
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 2016fta
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fta
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:18:10.078 (19.54199) DEC = +11:59:19.95 (11.988875)
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:18:43 (JD=2457637.0129977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:18:43
Flux: 20.4092 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: