Discovery certificate for object 2016hls
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6200 [ 2018TNSTR1636....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-26 09:35:59
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 2016hls
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hls
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:38:12.608 (9.552535) DEC = +45:35:52.68 (45.597968)
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 08:06:43 (JD=2457687.8379977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 08:06:43
Flux: 19.476 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: