Discovery certificate for object 2016hem
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5970 [ 2018TNSTR1568....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 17:21:05
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 2016hem
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hem
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:04:54.065 (31.22527) DEC = +40:38:38.57 (40.644048)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:19:40.000 (JD=2457674.9719907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 11:19:40.000
Flux: 20.371 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: