Discovery certificate for object 2016hxh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6595

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 08:36:17
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 2016hxh
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hxh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:43:13.108 (25.804616) DEC = -00:49:15.41 (-0.820948)
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 06:28:48 (JD=2457700.77)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 06:28:48
Flux: 20.685 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/2016hxh