Discovery certificate for object 2016hcp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5918 [ 2018TNSTR1560....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-12 08:59:35
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 2016hcp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hcp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:14:40.882 (18.670342) DEC = +07:06:48.53 (7.11348)
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 08:36:57 (JD=2457673.8589931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 08:36:57
Flux: 17.9842 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/2016hcp