Discovery certificate for object 2016gmf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5439 [ 2018TNSTR1440....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-24 08:51:23
Date made public: 2018-09-24
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 2016gmf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gmf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:13:40.014 (3.416724) DEC = +05:45:30.41 (5.758447)
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 08:16:47 (JD=2457655.8449884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 08:16:47
Flux: 20.097 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/2016gmf