Discovery certificate for object 2016hbw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5897 [ 2018TNSTR1552....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-11 11:46:13
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 2016hbw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hbw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:09:12.343 (17.301431) DEC = +07:27:38.73 (7.460757)
Discovery date: 2016-10-11 10:53:45 (JD=2457672.9539931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-11 10:53:45
Flux: 19.3235 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/2016hbw