Discovery certificate for object 2016hxl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6599 [ 2018TNSTR1732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 09:07:23
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 2016hxl
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hxl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:54:03.733 (13.515553) DEC = +39:34:01.52 (39.56709)
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 08:28:19.000 (JD=2457700.8529977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 08:28:19.000
Flux: 18.929 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: