Discovery certificate for object 2016fqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4824 [ 2018TNSTR1280....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-02 12:59:13
Date made public: 2018-09-02
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 2016fqk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:33:11.711 (338.298797) DEC = +22:27:26.09 (22.457247)
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 09:12:57.000 (JD=2457633.8839931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 09:12:57.000
Flux: 19.628 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: