Discovery certificate for object 2016geb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5209 [ 2018TNSTR1344....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-10 11:51:19
Date made public: 2018-09-10
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 2016geb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16geb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:51:23.234 (12.846809) DEC = +38:22:45.16 (38.37921)
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 10:35:02 (JD=2457641.9409954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 10:35:02
Flux: 20.718 ABMag
Filter: g-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: