Discovery certificate for object 2016fvc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4962 [ 2018TNSTR1313....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-06 06:29:11
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 2016fvc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fvc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:18:30.127 (19.625528) DEC = +07:45:12.43 (7.753453)
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:21:36 (JD=2457637.015)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 12:21:36
Flux: 19.9244 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: