Discovery certificate for object 2016hut
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6504 [ 2018TNSTR1701....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-05 08:35:02
Date made public: 2018-11-05
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 2016hut
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hut
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:58:43.682 (359.68201) DEC = +20:57:22.41 (20.956226)
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 03:57:36.000 (JD=2457697.665)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 03:57:36.000
Flux: 19.529 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: