Discovery certificate for object 2016gey
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5232 [ 2018TNSTR1355....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-11 12:58:56
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 2016gey
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gey
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:23:15.272 (35.813633) DEC = +43:10:01.10 (43.166972)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 12:10:04 (JD=2457643.0069907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 12:10:04
Flux: 19.9221 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/2016gey