Discovery certificate for object 2016her
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5975 [ 2018TNSTR1568....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 20:02:27
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 2016her
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16her
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:36:01.311 (114.005464) DEC = +13:59:54.26 (13.998406)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 12:41:45 (JD=2457675.0289931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 12:41:45
Flux: 17.094 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/2016her