Discovery certificate for object 2016fii
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4594 [ 2018TNSTR1241....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 11:12:55
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 2016fii
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fii
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:25:07.916 (306.282982) DEC = +05:15:43.10 (5.261971)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 04:24:57.000 (JD=2457625.6839931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 04:24:57.000
Flux: 20.1974 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: