Discovery certificate for object 2016fhw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4581 [ 2016TNSTR.642....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 08:15:26
Date made public: 2016-09-06
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016fhw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fhw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:09:20.652 (332.336052) DEC = +26:10:17.59 (26.171552)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 06:46:04 (JD=2457625.7819907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 06:46:04
Flux: 19.458 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/2016fhw