Discovery certificate for object 2016gex
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5231 [ 2018TNSTR1355....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-11 11:32:45
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 2016gex
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gex
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:22:32.226 (5.634277) DEC = +31:57:33.12 (31.9592)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 09:53:16 (JD=2457642.9119907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 09:53:16
Flux: 20.7579 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016gex