Discovery certificate for object 2016hxe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6592 [ 2018TNSTR1732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 08:33:21
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 2016hxe
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hxe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:50:11.764 (357.549018) DEC = +26:01:58.93 (26.033035)
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 03:50:24.000 (JD=2457700.66)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 03:50:24.000
Flux: 20.198 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: