Discovery certificate for object 2016hec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5959 [ 2018TNSTR1568....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 13:28:26
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 2016hec
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hec
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:12:43.170 (18.179876) DEC = +06:34:17.52 (6.571534)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 10:04:48 (JD=2457674.92)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 10:04:48
Flux: 19.3568 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/2016hec