Discovery certificate for object 2016hhg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6062 [ 2018TNSTR1613....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-21 10:57:16
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 2016hhg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hhg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:23:32.919 (5.887163) DEC = +06:06:08.59 (6.102386)
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 06:36:00 (JD=2457682.775)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 06:36:00
Flux: 20.256 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/2016hhg