Discovery certificate for object 2016hnb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6241 [ 2018TNSTR1641....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-27 12:14:09
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 2016hnb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hnb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:23:22.752 (125.8448) DEC = +56:46:40.61 (56.777947)
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 11:58:33 (JD=2457688.9989931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 11:58:33
Flux: 19.516 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/2016hnb