Discovery certificate for object 2016gdn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5195 [ 2018TNSTR1336....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-09 19:21:21
Date made public: 2018-09-09
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 2016gdn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gdn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:44:14.634 (356.060974) DEC = +40:08:42.89 (40.145246)
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 11:52:48 (JD=2457640.995)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 11:52:48
Flux: 20.347 ABMag
Filter: R-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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016gdn