Discovery certificate for object 2016fvg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4966 [ 2018TNSTR1313....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-06 12:29:41
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 2016fvg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fvg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:19:57.738 (349.990573) DEC = +29:32:26.33 (29.540648)
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 10:36:28 (JD=2457637.9419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 10:36:28
Flux: 19.784 ABMag
Filter: R-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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016fvg