Discovery certificate for object 2016hwd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6547 [ 2018TNSTR1724....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 11:31:53
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 2016hwd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hwd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:25:52.247 (36.467695) DEC = +13:37:04.98 (13.61805)
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 10:59:31 (JD=2457699.9579977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 10:59:31
Flux: 20.549 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016hwd