Discovery certificate for object 2016hna
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6240

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-27 11:48:32
Date made public: 2018-10-27
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 2016hna
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hna
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:38:11.759 (54.548994) DEC = +09:10:57.24 (9.182568)
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 11:25:26 (JD=2457688.9759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 11:25:26
Flux: 17.9859 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016hna