Discovery certificate for object 2016fzn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5085 [ 2018TNSTR1320....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-07 10:07:10
Date made public: 2018-09-07
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 2016fzn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fzn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:58:52.644 (329.719349) DEC = +02:39:40.37 (2.661213)
Discovery date: 2016-09-07 07:56:38 (JD=2457638.8309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-07 07:56:38
Flux: 20.2919 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/2016fzn