Discovery certificate for object 2016goy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5514 [ 2018TNSTR1452....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-26 10:34:02
Date made public: 2018-09-26
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 2016goy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16goy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:00:31.262 (0.130258) DEC = +26:19:36.62 (26.32684)
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 09:00:00.000 (JD=2457657.875)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 09:00:00.000
Flux: 19.329 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: