Discovery certificate for object 2016hes
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5976 [ 2018TNSTR1568....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 20:02:37
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 2016hes
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hes
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:14:43.237 (123.680153) DEC = +32:35:50.04 (32.597233)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 12:40:19 (JD=2457675.0279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 12:40:19
Flux: 19.9809 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/2016hes