Discovery certificate for object 2016fpu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4805 [ 2018TNSTR1275....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-01 12:34:10
Date made public: 2018-09-01
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 2016fpu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fpu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:36:54.894 (339.228724) DEC = +38:04:12.15 (38.070041)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 08:42:43.000 (JD=2457632.8629977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 08:42:43.000
Flux: 20.3313 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: