Discovery certificate for object 2016gmy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5458 [ 2018TNSTR1440....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-24 18:40:28
Date made public: 2018-09-24
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 2016gmy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gmy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:22:27.276 (5.613652) DEC = +06:46:16.03 (6.77112)
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 08:25:26 (JD=2457655.8509954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 08:25:26
Flux: 19.6945 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/2016gmy