Discovery certificate for object 2016hcn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5916 [ 2018TNSTR1560....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-12 08:52:03
Date made public: 2018-10-12
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 2016hcn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hcn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:08:01.332 (332.005549) DEC = +30:46:27.95 (30.77443)
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 03:15:50 (JD=2457673.6359954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 03:15:50
Flux: 20.0939 ABMag
Filter: g-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: