Discovery certificate for object 2016huv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6506 [ 2018TNSTR1701....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-05 08:35:54
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 2016huv
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16huv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:36:16.947 (354.070612) DEC = +23:07:54.46 (23.131794)
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 03:48:57.000 (JD=2457697.6589931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 03:48:57.000
Flux: 20.252 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: