Discovery certificate for object 2016hss
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6423 [ 2018TNSTR1683....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-03 08:16:10
Date made public: 2018-11-03
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016hss
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hss
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:55.629 (15.481789) DEC = +07:12:53.39 (7.214831)
Discovery date: 2016-11-03 08:00:57 (JD=2457695.8339931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-03 08:00:57
Flux: 19.8645 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: