Discovery certificate for object 2016geg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5214 [ 2018TNSTR1344....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-10 14:22:32
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 2016geg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16geg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:32:05.125 (8.021354) DEC = +39:48:36.30 (39.810084)
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 10:04:48 (JD=2457641.92)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 10:04:48
Flux: 19.7461 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: