Discovery certificate for object 2016ges
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5226 [ 2018TNSTR1355....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-11 06:50:48
Date made public: 2018-09-11
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 2016ges
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ges
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:44:53.252 (311.221883) DEC = +10:19:14.49 (10.320691)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 03:53:16 (JD=2457642.6619907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 03:53:16
Flux: 18.5854 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/2016ges