Discovery certificate for object 2016hen
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5971 [ 2018TNSTR1568....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 17:28:15
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 2016hen
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hen
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:59:58.379 (29.993244) DEC = +36:01:38.10 (36.027251)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:24:00 (JD=2457674.975)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:24:00
Flux: 20.555 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: