Discovery certificate for object 2016fhc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4555 [ 2018TNSTR1240....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-24 09:56:06
Date made public: 2018-08-24
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 2016fhc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fhc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:51:05.049 (342.771036) DEC = -02:28:55.30 (-2.482027)
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 08:21:07 (JD=2457624.8479977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 08:21:07
Flux: 19.9889 ABMag
Filter: R-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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016fhc