Discovery certificate for object 2016gfp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5249 [ 2018TNSTR1363....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-12 14:44:19
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 2016gfp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gfp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:15:39.736 (18.915567) DEC = +38:17:51.25 (38.297569)
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 12:23:02 (JD=2457644.0159954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 12:23:02
Flux: 18.8564 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/2016gfp