Discovery certificate for object 2016hhx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6082 [ 2018TNSTR1618....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-22 07:27:50
Date made public: 2018-10-22
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 2016hhx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hhx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:01:29.132 (0.371385) DEC = +29:27:50.22 (29.463949)
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 04:20:38.000 (JD=2457682.6809954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 04:20:38.000
Flux: 20.138 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: