Discovery certificate for object 2016gbg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5132 [ 2018TNSTR1328....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-08 11:31:23
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 2016gbg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gbg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:23:47.880 (5.949502) DEC = -03:51:06.57 (-3.851826)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 10:30:43.000 (JD=2457639.9379977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 10:30:43.000
Flux: 20.5644 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: