Discovery certificate for object 2016hgt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6043 [ 2018TNSTR1610....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-20 09:07:24
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 2016hgt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hgt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:37:31.803 (9.382511) DEC = +37:21:26.32 (37.357311)
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 08:26:52.000 (JD=2457681.8519907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 08:26:52.000
Flux: 19.2286 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: