Discovery certificate for object 2016hja
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6117 [ 2018TNSTR1623....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-23 18:26:24
Date made public: 2018-10-23
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 2016hja
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hja
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:20:12.262 (50.051091) DEC = +15:57:54.55 (15.965153)
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 13:07:40 (JD=2457685.0469907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 13:07:40
Flux: 18.313 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/2016hja