Discovery certificate for object 2016gez
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5233 [ 2018TNSTR1355....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-11 13:00:57
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 2016gez
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gez
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:43:22.316 (25.842983) DEC = +44:22:18.80 (44.371889)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 11:54:14 (JD=2457642.9959954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 11:54:14
Flux: 20.618 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/2016gez