Discovery certificate for object 2016fhy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4583 [ 2016TNSTR.624....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-25 08:25:05
Date made public: 2016-09-02
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: SN 2016fhy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fhy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:22:47.765 (320.69902) DEC = +16:28:17.69 (16.47158)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 04:50:52.000 (JD=2457625.7019907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 04:50:52.000
Flux: 19.8038 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: