Discovery certificate for object 2016fhd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4556 [ 2018TNSTR1240....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-24 09:57:05
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 2016fhd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fhd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:54:53.946 (328.724774) DEC = +74:29:15.15 (74.487541)
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 09:24:28 (JD=2457624.8919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 09:24:28
Flux: 19.082 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/2016fhd