Discovery certificate for object 1999gy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15034 [ 2017TNSTR1333....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-27 13:34:03
Sender: Mr. Claude Cornen
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Claude Cornen report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 1999gy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:19:58.055 (244.991894009) DEC = -01:10:29.09 (-1.174747776)
Discovery date: 1999-03-21 11:27:29.000 (JD=2451258.977419)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 1999-03-21 11:27:29.000
Flux: 17.88 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: SDSS-Spec
Telescope: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: