Discovery certificate for object 2016fva
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4960 [ 2018TNSTR1304....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-05 23:21:40
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 2016fva
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fva
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:56:54.829 (29.228453) DEC = +24:22:59.16 (24.383099)
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:33:07.000 (JD=2457637.0229977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:33:07.000
Flux: 18.9399 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: