Discovery certificate for object 2016hma
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6209 [ 2018TNSTR1636....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-26 16:48:21
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 2016hma
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hma
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:48:39.581 (357.16492) DEC = +36:48:15.45 (36.804292)
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 02:31:12 (JD=2457682.605)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 02:31:12
Flux: 19.915 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/2016hma