Discovery certificate for object 2016gmq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5450 [ 2018TNSTR1440....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-24 15:01:32
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 2016gmq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gmq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:19:08.885 (349.78702) DEC = +28:46:42.94 (28.778594)
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 06:37:26 (JD=2457655.7759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 06:37:26
Flux: 20.0059 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/2016gmq