Discovery certificate for object 2016hhb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6056 [ 2018TNSTR1613....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-21 08:37:23
Date made public: 2018-10-21
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 2016hhb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hhb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:53:47.317 (358.447156) DEC = +41:23:56.85 (41.399126)
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 03:46:04 (JD=2457682.6569907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 03:46:04
Flux: 20.69 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: