Discovery certificate for object 2016hug
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6463 [ 2018TNSTR1689....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-04 12:32:22
Date made public: 2018-11-04
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 2016hug
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hug
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:49:11.488 (357.297866) DEC = +16:35:15.40 (16.58761)
Discovery date: 2016-11-04 05:25:26 (JD=2457696.7259954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-04 05:25:26
Flux: 20.2147 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/2016hug