Discovery certificate for object 2016hgy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6050 [ 2018TNSTR1610....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-20 15:27:33
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 2016hgy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hgy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:05:00.351 (31.251464) DEC = +32:10:40.48 (32.177911)
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 11:57:07.000 (JD=2457681.9979977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 11:57:07.000
Flux: 19.845 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: