Discovery certificate for object 2016gyr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5802 [ 2018TNSTR1523....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 17:49:22
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 2016gyr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gyr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:55:18.837 (13.828486) DEC = +05:56:01.73 (5.933813)
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 08:58:33 (JD=2457668.8739931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 08:58:33
Flux: 20.208 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/2016gyr