Discovery certificate for object 2016gys
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5803 [ 2018TNSTR1523....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 17:55:36
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 2016gys
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gys
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:06:54.925 (346.728853) DEC = +19:43:59.82 (19.733283)
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 05:44:09 (JD=2457668.7389931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 05:44:09
Flux: 19.87 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/2016gys