Discovery certificate for object 2016gug
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5673 [ 2018TNSTR1491....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-02 13:34:02
Date made public: 2018-10-02
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 2016gug
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gug
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:05:18.326 (316.326357) DEC = +08:49:18.35 (8.821765)
Discovery date: 2016-10-02 03:48:57.000 (JD=2457663.6589931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-02 03:48:57.000
Flux: 20.0177 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: