Discovery certificate for object 2016hlq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6198 [ 2018TNSTR1636....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-26 09:23:20
Date made public: 2018-10-26
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 2016hlq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hlq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:22:34.494 (350.643723) DEC = +40:27:12.75 (40.453541)
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 04:10:33 (JD=2457687.6739931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 04:10:33
Flux: 20.339 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: