Discovery certificate for object 2016hxn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6601

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 12:14:02
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 2016hxn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hxn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:26:05.619 (51.523414) DEC = +19:16:06.85 (19.26857)
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 11:32:38 (JD=2457700.9809954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 11:32:38
Flux: 19.635 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/2016hxn