Discovery certificate for object 2016fih
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4593 [ 2018TNSTR1241....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 11:03:07
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 2016fih
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fih
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:21:07.916 (335.282985) DEC = +21:45:16.79 (21.754665)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 08:16:47.000 (JD=2457625.8449884)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 08:16:47.000
Flux: 19.085 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: