Discovery certificate for object 2016hbu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5895 [ 2018TNSTR1552....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-11 11:45:32
Date made public: 2018-10-11
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: AT 2016hbu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hbu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:18:38.647 (19.661028) DEC = +08:49:39.35 (8.827597)
Discovery date: 2016-10-11 11:15:21 (JD=2457672.9689931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-11 11:15:21
Flux: 20.4924 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/2016hbu