Discovery certificate for object 2016gsy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5637 [ 2018TNSTR1471....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-30 10:48:33
Date made public: 2018-09-30
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016gsy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gsy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:32:08.187 (323.034112) DEC = +22:43:39.48 (22.727632)
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 03:57:36.000 (JD=2457661.665)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 03:57:36.000
Flux: 20.0606 ABMag
Filter: g-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: