Discovery certificate for object 2016hil
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6098 [ 2018TNSTR1623....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-23 14:20:13
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: SN 2016hil
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hil
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:10:24.745 (17.603106) DEC = +14:12:15.54 (14.204318)
Discovery date: 2016-10-22 07:55:12.000 (JD=2457683.83)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-22 07:55:12.000
Flux: 20.0178 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: