Discovery certificate for object 2016hxu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6609 [ 2018TNSTR1732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 14:45:15
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 2016hxu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16hxu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:19:22.952 (109.845633) DEC = +26:55:03.55 (26.917653)
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 13:09:07 (JD=2457701.0479977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-08 13:09:07
Flux: 19.014 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/2016hxu