Discovery certificate for object 2016hgo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6038 [ 2018TNSTR1610....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-20 07:50:25
Date made public: 2018-10-20
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 2016hgo
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hgo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:53:28.361 (358.368169) DEC = +18:03:25.45 (18.057069)
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 06:10:04 (JD=2457681.7569907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 06:10:04
Flux: 18.877 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/2016hgo