Discovery certificate for object 2016gdy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5206 [ 2016TNSTR.732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-10 10:28:49
Date made public: 2016-09-29
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: SN 2016gdy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gdy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:52:52.237 (343.217655) DEC = -06:06:28.84 (-6.10801)
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 08:54:14 (JD=2457641.8709954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 08:54:14
Flux: 18.525 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/2016gdy