Discovery certificate for object 2016fvb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4961 [ 2018TNSTR1313....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-06 06:23:56
Date made public: 2018-09-06
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 2016fvb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fvb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:20:42.525 (20.177186) DEC = +07:06:59.23 (7.116453)
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:21:36 (JD=2457637.015)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:21:36
Flux: 19.4407 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: