Discovery certificate for object 2016hvy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6542 [ 2018TNSTR1724....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 09:16:06
Date made public: 2018-11-07
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 2016hvy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hvy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:36.072 (359.150302) DEC = +32:18:58.65 (32.316293)
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 05:21:07 (JD=2457699.7229977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 05:21:07
Flux: 19.933 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/2016hvy