Discovery certificate for object 2016hzb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6643 [ 2018TNSTR1743....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-09 07:42:58
Date made public: 2018-11-09
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 2016hzb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hzb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:03:42.454 (0.926893) DEC = +36:36:44.68 (36.612412)
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 03:47:31.000 (JD=2457701.6579977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 03:47:31.000
Flux: 18.415 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: