Discovery certificate for object 2016gyi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5793 [ 2016TNSTR.876....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 09:11:48
Date made public: 2016-11-02
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016gyi
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gyi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:54:15.825 (13.565937) DEC = -02:26:49.65 (-2.447124)
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 08:42:43 (JD=2457668.8629977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 08:42:43
Flux: 20.2985 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/2016gyi