Discovery certificate for object 2016geu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5228 [ 2016TNSTR.777....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-11 08:48:39
Date made public: 2016-10-09
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 2016geu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16geu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:04:15.863 (316.066097) DEC = -06:20:24.50 (-6.340139)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 07:26:24 (JD=2457642.81)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 07:26:24
Flux: 19.5558 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/2016geu