Discovery certificate for object 2016gbc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5128 [ 2018TNSTR1328....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-08 10:52:50
Date made public: 2018-09-08
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 2016gbc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gbc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:07:43.457 (1.931069) DEC = +09:10:34.63 (9.176285)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 10:27:50 (JD=2457639.9359954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 10:27:50
Flux: 20.604 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: