Discovery certificate for object 2016glg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5412 [ 2016TNSTR.732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-23 14:39:42
Date made public: 2016-09-29
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: SN 2016glg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16glg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:07:21.990 (16.841625) DEC = +04:11:33.09 (4.192525)
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 12:12:57 (JD=2457655.0089931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 12:12:57
Flux: 19.019 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: