Discovery certificate for object 2016fgy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4550 [ 2018TNSTR1240....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-24 00:16:28
Date made public: 2018-08-24
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 2016fgy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16fgy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:02:54.836 (315.728482) DEC = +68:06:20.97 (68.105826)
Discovery date: 2016-08-23 10:32:09 (JD=2457623.9389931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-23 10:32:09
Flux: 19.348 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/2016fgy