Discovery certificate for object 2016hep
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5973 [ 2018TNSTR1568....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 20:01:36
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 2016hep
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hep
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:30:52.235 (127.717647) DEC = +36:12:44.97 (36.212492)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 12:48:57 (JD=2457675.0339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 12:48:57
Flux: 18.6358 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/2016hep