Discovery certificate for object 2016fvi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4968 [ 2018TNSTR1313....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-06 12:29:53
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 2016fvi
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fvi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:39:44.263 (354.934428) DEC = +20:54:55.00 (20.915277)
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 11:36:57 (JD=2457637.9839931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 11:36:57
Flux: 20.308 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: