Discovery certificate for object 2016hea
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5957 [ 2018TNSTR1568....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 13:27:58
Date made public: 2018-10-13
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 2016hea
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:52:01.635 (28.006814) DEC = +43:41:06.58 (43.685161)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:12:28.000 (JD=2457674.9669907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:12:28.000
Flux: 20.2177 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: