Discovery certificate for object 2016gmk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5444 [ 2018TNSTR1440....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-24 12:03:55
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 2016gmk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gmk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:21:06.602 (5.277509) DEC = +35:13:08.06 (35.218905)
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 11:31:12 (JD=2457655.98)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 11:31:12
Flux: 19.571 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/2016gmk