Discovery certificate for object 2016hkx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6178 [ 2016TNSTR.829....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-25 16:43:38
Sender: Mr. Tim Puckett
Source Group: POSS

R. Gagliano, R. Post, E. Weinberg, J. Newton, T. Puckett report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016hkx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:14:57.610 (258.740042) DEC = +29:09:11.50 (29.153194)
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 02:11:40 (JD=2457686.5914352)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 10772


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 02:11:40
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 60cm

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-03 02:55:50
Limiting flux: 20.4 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 60cm

Archival info: Other
Remarks: Our Archive

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016hkx