Discovery certificate for object 2016hun
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6497

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-05 08:28:22
Date made public: 2018-11-05
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 2016hun
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hun
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:54:46.712 (13.694633) DEC = +00:23:01.00 (0.383611)
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 06:51:50 (JD=2457697.7859954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 06:51:50
Flux: 19.009 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/2016hun