Discovery certificate for object 2016gky
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5404 [ 2016TNSTR.702....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-22 23:16:08
Sender: Dr. Weikang Zheng
Source Group: LOSS

Sameen Yunus, WeiKang Zheng, Alexei V. Filippenko (UC Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016gky
Discoverer internal name: kait-16bc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:57:10.200 (314.2925) DEC = +25:57:52.09 (25.964469)
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 07:00:18 (JD=2457651.791875)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 11651
Host redshift: 0.005084


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 07:00:18
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-19 07:06:17
Limiting flux: 19.1 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016gky