Discovery certificate for object 2016gfm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5246 [ 2018TNSTR1363....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-12 14:25:12
Date made public: 2018-09-12
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 2016gfm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gfm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:36:27.545 (54.114769) DEC = +32:27:45.36 (32.462601)
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 12:33:07 (JD=2457644.0229977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 12:33:07
Flux: 19.7127 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/2016gfm