Discovery certificate for object 2016gag
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5105 [ 2018TNSTR1328....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-08 08:29:29
Date made public: 2018-09-08
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 2016gag
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:02:39.006 (315.662524) DEC = +10:49:30.43 (10.825119)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 08:06:43 (JD=2457639.8379977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 08:06:43
Flux: 19.197 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/2016gag