Discovery certificate for object 2016gyx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5808 [ 2018TNSTR1530....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-08 08:50:56
Date made public: 2018-10-08
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 2016gyx
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gyx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:15:27.105 (3.862936) DEC = +37:36:24.86 (37.606906)
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 08:09:36.000 (JD=2457669.84)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 08:09:36.000
Flux: 18.1117 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: