Discovery certificate for object 2016hcj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5912 [ 2018TNSTR1552....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-11 17:55:47
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 2016hcj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hcj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:00:10.980 (120.04575) DEC = +31:53:01.77 (31.883824)
Discovery date: 2016-10-11 12:53:16 (JD=2457673.0369907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-11 12:53:16
Flux: 20.03 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/2016hcj