Discovery certificate for object 2016gyl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5796 [ 2018TNSTR1523....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 10:14:41
Date made public: 2018-10-07
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: AT 2016gyl
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gyl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:53.116 (10.721317) DEC = +07:01:41.78 (7.028271)
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 09:43:12 (JD=2457668.905)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 09:43:12
Flux: 19.9133 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: