Discovery certificate for object 2016hwk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6555

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 13:49:09
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 2016hwk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hwk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:05:49.773 (121.457387) DEC = +29:54:42.22 (29.911729)
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 12:51:50 (JD=2457700.0359954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 12:51:50
Flux: 20.018 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/2016hwk