Discovery certificate for object 2016hcz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5929 [ 2018TNSTR1560....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-12 14:14:40
Date made public: 2018-10-12
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016hcz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hcz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:10:22.146 (17.592277) DEC = +22:43:59.15 (22.733098)
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 12:17:16 (JD=2457674.0119907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 12:17:16
Flux: 20.319 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: