Discovery certificate for object 2016hrk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6385 [ 2018TNSTR1661....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-01 12:20:37
Date made public: 2018-11-01
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 2016hrk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hrk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:49:37.711 (27.407131) DEC = +36:18:09.20 (36.302556)
Discovery date: 2016-11-01 10:00:28 (JD=2457693.9169907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-01 10:00:28
Flux: 19.3362 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/2016hrk