Discovery certificate for object 2016ccz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2246 [ 2016TNSTR.349....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-14 20:50:24
Sender: Prof. Avishay Gal-Yam
Source Group: iPTF

Avishay Gal-Yam report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ccz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16auf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:31:09.260 (217.788583) DEC = +27:14:09.80 (27.236056)
Discovery date: 2016-05-13 08:23:59 (JD=2457521.8499884)

Potential host galaxy: MRK 685
Host redshift: 0.015

Remarks: See ATEL 9049 (http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=9049) for additional discovery details.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-13 08:23:59
Flux: 18.03 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-10 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016ccz