Discovery certificate for object 2016gdz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5207 [ 2018TNSTR1344....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-10 11:47:46
Date made public: 2018-09-10
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 2016gdz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gdz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:57.274 (15.488642) DEC = +36:20:37.54 (36.34376)
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 10:49:26.000 (JD=2457641.9509954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 10:49:26.000
Flux: 20.863 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: