Discovery certificate for object 2016hzc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6644 [ 2018TNSTR1743....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-09 07:43:06
Date made public: 2018-11-09
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 2016hzc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hzc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:03:27.396 (0.864151) DEC = +28:49:41.42 (28.828172)
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 03:40:19.000 (JD=2457701.6529977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 03:40:19.000
Flux: 19.403 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: