Discovery certificate for object 2016gds
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5200 [ 2018TNSTR1336....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-09 19:24:14
Date made public: 2018-09-09
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 2016gds
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gds
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:58:40.850 (344.670207) DEC = +33:52:45.63 (33.879343)
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 10:07:40.000 (JD=2457640.9219907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 10:07:40.000
Flux: 21.1224 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: