Discovery certificate for object 2016fja
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4617 [ 2018TNSTR1244....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 10:29:49
Date made public: 2018-08-26
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 2016fja
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fja
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:31:57.667 (337.990281) DEC = +23:04:11.00 (23.069723)
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 08:57:07.000 (JD=2457626.8729977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 08:57:07.000
Flux: 20.2458 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: