Discovery certificate for object 2016hxf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6593 [ 2018TNSTR1732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 08:34:22
Date made public: 2018-11-08
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016hxf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hxf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:55:45.758 (358.94066) DEC = +15:32:26.51 (15.540696)
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 04:06:14 (JD=2457700.6709954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 04:06:14
Flux: 20.343 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016hxf