Discovery certificate for object 2016hxj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6597 [ 2018TNSTR1732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 08:37:24
Date made public: 2018-11-08
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 2016hxj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hxj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:52:43.094 (13.179559) DEC = +46:00:22.22 (46.006173)
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 07:56:38.000 (JD=2457700.8309954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 07:56:38.000
Flux: 19.954 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: