Discovery certificate for object 2016hzk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6652 [ 2018TNSTR1743....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-09 12:39:40
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 2016hzk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hzk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:50:42.658 (357.677742) DEC = +25:21:56.37 (25.365657)
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 03:21:36.000 (JD=2457701.64)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 03:21:36.000
Flux: 20.092 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: