Discovery certificate for object 2016gua
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5666 [ 2018TNSTR1483....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-01 13:09:08
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 2016gua
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gua
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:47:53.743 (26.97393) DEC = +44:37:30.07 (44.62502)
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 12:05:45 (JD=2457663.0039931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 12:05:45
Flux: 19.424 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/2016gua