Discovery certificate for object 2016him
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6099 [ 2018TNSTR1623....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-23 14:37:13
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: AT 2016him
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16him
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:17:55.987 (4.483281) DEC = +25:02:34.97 (25.043046)
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 08:03:50 (JD=2457684.8359954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 08:03:50
Flux: 19.6846 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: