Discovery certificate for object 2016hic
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6087 [ 2018TNSTR1618....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-22 12:24:01
Date made public: 2018-10-22
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 2016hic
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hic
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:35:08.141 (53.78392) DEC = +19:25:45.28 (19.429244)
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 11:09:36 (JD=2457682.965)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 11:09:36
Flux: 20.308 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/2016hic