Discovery certificate for object 2016hdt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5950 [ 2018TNSTR1568....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 12:27:01
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 2016hdt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hdt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:30:07.471 (37.531131) DEC = +36:10:47.64 (36.179901)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:32:38 (JD=2457674.9809954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:32:38
Flux: 20.4204 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: