Discovery certificate for object 2016hgx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6049 [ 2016TNSTR.876....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-20 15:24:57
Date made public: 2016-11-02
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: SN 2016hgx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hgx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:34:31.644 (113.63185) DEC = +58:07:37.57 (58.127103)
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 12:28:48.000 (JD=2457682.02)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 12:28:48.000
Flux: 18.672 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: