Discovery certificate for object 2016hdm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5943

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 08:10:12
Date made public: 2018-10-13
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 2016hdm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hdm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:57:19.788 (14.332452) DEC = +07:02:38.81 (7.044114)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 07:55:12 (JD=2457674.83)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 07:55:12
Flux: 19.7025 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/2016hdm