Discovery certificate for object 2016hwa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6544 [ 2018TNSTR1724....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 09:21:56
Date made public: 2018-11-07
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 2016hwa
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hwa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:05:08.745 (1.286437) DEC = +27:36:59.17 (27.616435)
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 05:47:02 (JD=2457699.7409954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 05:47:02
Flux: 18.666 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/2016hwa