Discovery certificate for object 2016hel
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5969 [ 2018TNSTR1568....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 17:19:20
Date made public: 2018-10-13
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 2016hel
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hel
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:00:34.953 (120.145638) DEC = +30:56:30.61 (30.941836)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 12:34:33.000 (JD=2457675.0239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 12:34:33.000
Flux: 20.23 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/2016hel