Discovery certificate for object 2016hxk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6598 [ 2018TNSTR1732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 08:45:48
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 2016hxk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hxk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:41:35.734 (10.398891) DEC = +38:01:36.60 (38.026834)
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 08:06:43 (JD=2457700.8379977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 08:06:43
Flux: 20.083 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: