Discovery certificate for object 2016gty
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5664 [ 2018TNSTR1483....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-01 11:14:05
Date made public: 2018-10-01
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 2016gty
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gty
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:30:37.936 (22.658067) DEC = +21:29:55.83 (21.498841)
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 10:46:33.000 (JD=2457662.9489931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 10:46:33.000
Flux: 20.174 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: