Discovery certificate for object 2016hsn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6417 [ 2018TNSTR1672....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-02 18:15:58
Date made public: 2018-11-02
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: AT 2016hsn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hsn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:47:29.068 (116.871115) DEC = +60:56:00.87 (60.933574)
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 12:12:57.000 (JD=2457695.0089931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 12:12:57.000
Flux: 17.067 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: