Discovery certificate for object 2016gyy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5809 [ 2018TNSTR1530....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-08 09:35:08
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 2016gyy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gyy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:04:50.011 (1.20838) DEC = +33:34:28.78 (33.57466)
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 08:12:28.000 (JD=2457669.8419907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 08:12:28.000
Flux: 18.949 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: