Discovery certificate for object 2016gev
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5229 [ 2016TNSTR.681....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-11 11:27:23
Date made public: 2016-09-15
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016gev
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gev
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:12:07.437 (18.030988) DEC = +41:46:28.71 (41.774641)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 10:26:24.000 (JD=2457642.935)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 10:26:24.000
Flux: 20.0768 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: