Discovery certificate for object 2016hdb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5931 [ 2018TNSTR1560....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-12 14:17:48
Date made public: 2018-10-12
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 2016hdb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hdb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:52:10.041 (13.041837) DEC = +37:28:16.70 (37.471306)
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 12:10:04.000 (JD=2457674.0069907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 12:10:04.000
Flux: 19.9467 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: