Discovery certificate for object 2016hgu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6045

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-20 10:04:42
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 2016hgu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hgu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:59:47.491 (359.947878) DEC = +16:40:36.25 (16.676737)
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 06:08:38 (JD=2457681.7559954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 06:08:38
Flux: 20.407 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/2016hgu