Discovery certificate for object 2016hwi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6552 [ 2018TNSTR1724....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 12:15:35
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 2016hwi
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hwi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:10:04.546 (122.518942) DEC = +48:28:42.06 (48.47835)
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 11:32:38 (JD=2457699.9809954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 11:32:38
Flux: 19.143 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: