Discovery certificate for object 2016hfz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6018 [ 2018TNSTR1594....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-17 17:42:36
Date made public: 2018-10-17
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 2016hfz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hfz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:45:27.265 (11.363603) DEC = +41:32:55.26 (41.548684)
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 06:50:23 (JD=2457662.7849884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 06:50:23
Flux: 20.933 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/2016hfz