Discovery certificate for object 2016hxg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6594

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 08:35:42
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 2016hxg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hxg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:46:03.304 (11.513767) DEC = +00:38:11.94 (0.63665)
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 06:18:43 (JD=2457700.7629977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 06:18:43
Flux: 19.611 ABMag
Filter: R-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/2016hxg