Discovery certificate for object 2016fif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4590 [ 2018TNSTR1241....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 09:21:52
Date made public: 2018-08-25
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016fif
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:16:27.113 (334.112972) DEC = +17:10:24.87 (17.173576)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 08:02:24.000 (JD=2457625.835)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 08:02:24.000
Flux: 19.922 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: