Discovery certificate for object 2016hlk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6192 [ 2018TNSTR1636....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-26 06:10:57
Date made public: 2018-10-26
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 2016hlk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hlk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:38:35.409 (354.647537) DEC = +40:27:38.88 (40.460799)
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 04:33:36 (JD=2457687.69)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 04:33:36
Flux: 20.855 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: