Discovery certificate for object 2016hcl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5914 [ 2018TNSTR1552....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-11 18:08:04
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 2016hcl
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hcl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:46:49.532 (11.706383) DEC = +05:28:33.23 (5.475896)
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 09:08:38 (JD=2457671.8809954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 09:08:38
Flux: 20.049 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/2016hcl