Discovery certificate for object 2016guj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5676 [ 2018TNSTR1498....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-03 10:44:21
Date made public: 2018-10-03
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 2016guj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16guj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:32:34.065 (53.141937) DEC = +16:06:45.96 (16.112767)
Discovery date: 2016-10-02 12:44:38 (JD=2457664.0309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-02 12:44:38
Flux: 19.6369 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/2016guj