Discovery certificate for object 2016hao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5856 [ 2018TNSTR1543....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-10 09:00:04
Date made public: 2018-10-10
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 2016hao
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:11:31.972 (17.883218) DEC = +07:00:00.65 (7.00018)
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 08:23:59 (JD=2457671.8499884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 08:23:59
Flux: 20.5942 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/2016hao