Discovery certificate for object 2016fhf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4558 [ 2018TNSTR1241....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-24 11:09:22
Date made public: 2018-08-25
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 2016fhf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fhf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:00:10.622 (330.04426) DEC = +74:24:37.89 (74.410524)
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 10:24:57 (JD=2457624.9339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 10:24:57
Flux: 19.0144 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/2016fhf