Discovery certificate for object 2016gdr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5199 [ 2018TNSTR1336....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-09 19:23:56
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 2016gdr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gdr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:26:12.632 (351.552632) DEC = +30:07:05.89 (30.118303)
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 10:20:38 (JD=2457640.9309954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 10:20:38
Flux: 20.9681 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: