Discovery certificate for object 2016hdu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5951

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 12:31:19
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 2016hdu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hdu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:34:13.000 (38.554165) DEC = +37:26:33.25 (37.44257)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:32:38 (JD=2457674.9809954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:32:38
Flux: 20.29 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016hdu