Discovery certificate for object 2016gaa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5099 [ 2018TNSTR1328....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-08 07:35:08
Date made public: 2018-09-08
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 2016gaa
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gaa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:01:14.614 (330.310893) DEC = +36:04:00.27 (36.066742)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 07:10:33.000 (JD=2457639.7989931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 07:10:33.000
Flux: 20.15 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: