Discovery certificate for object 2016hsp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6419 [ 2018TNSTR1672....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-02 18:20:55
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 2016hsp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hsp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:13:13.426 (48.305941) DEC = +02:28:35.50 (2.476527)
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 11:42:43.000 (JD=2457694.9879977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 11:42:43.000
Flux: 19.3987 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: