Discovery certificate for object 2016hwj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6554 [ 2018TNSTR1724....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 13:45:22
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 2016hwj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hwj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:05:22.944 (121.3456) DEC = +32:34:27.21 (32.574224)
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 12:50:24 (JD=2457700.035)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 12:50:24
Flux: 20.394 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/2016hwj