Discovery certificate for object 2016hgr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6041 [ 2018TNSTR1610....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-20 09:05:31
Date made public: 2018-10-20
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016hgr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hgr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:52.422 (10.718426) DEC = +41:18:41.61 (41.311558)
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 08:22:33.000 (JD=2457681.8489931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 08:22:33.000
Flux: 17.3054 ABMag
Filter: g-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: