Discovery certificate for object 2016gny
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5485 [ 2018TNSTR1447....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-25 13:42:48
Date made public: 2018-09-25
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 2016gny
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gny
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:27:59.967 (21.999862) DEC = +42:00:59.50 (42.016527)
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 12:10:04 (JD=2457657.0069907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 12:10:04
Flux: 19.6335 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/2016gny