Discovery certificate for object 2016gdq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5198 [ 2016TNSTR.732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-09 19:23:50
Date made public: 2016-09-29
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: SN 2016gdq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gdq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:25:53.568 (351.473198) DEC = +26:54:23.90 (26.906638)
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 10:24:57 (JD=2457640.9339931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 10:24:57
Flux: 20.2609 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: