Discovery certificate for object 2016guz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5694 [ 2018TNSTR1498....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-03 15:11:35
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 2016guz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16guz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:27:12.324 (6.801351) DEC = +06:04:49.52 (6.080422)
Discovery date: 2016-10-03 07:36:28.000 (JD=2457664.8169907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-03 07:36:28.000
Flux: 20.301 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: