Discovery certificate for object 2016gbm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5138 [ 2018TNSTR1328....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-08 11:53:39
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 2016gbm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gbm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:20:27.457 (350.114405) DEC = -04:19:42.39 (-4.328442)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 10:13:26.000 (JD=2457639.9259954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 10:13:26.000
Flux: 20.233 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: