Discovery certificate for object 2016gma
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5434 [ 2018TNSTR1435....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-23 18:34:56
Date made public: 2018-09-23
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 2016gma
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gma
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:03:16.502 (0.818758) DEC = -01:26:06.92 (-1.435256)
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 10:20:38 (JD=2457654.9309954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 10:20:38
Flux: 19.6487 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/2016gma