Discovery certificate for object 2016hij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6096 [ 2018TNSTR1623....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-23 09:52:40
Date made public: 2018-10-23
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 2016hij
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hij
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:57:20.787 (359.336614) DEC = +04:13:59.85 (4.233293)
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 05:57:07.000 (JD=2457684.7479977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 05:57:07.000
Flux: 19.4673 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/2016hij