Discovery certificate for object 2016hcd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5905 [ 2018TNSTR1552....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-11 14:36:00
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 2016hcd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hcd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:29:55.815 (112.482561) DEC = +11:28:08.91 (11.469142)
Discovery date: 2016-10-11 13:00:28 (JD=2457673.0419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-11 13:00:28
Flux: 18.9261 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/2016hcd