Discovery certificate for object 2016gms
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5452 [ 2018TNSTR1440....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-24 15:02:17
Date made public: 2018-09-24
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016gms
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gms
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:59:49.493 (344.95622) DEC = +31:53:44.31 (31.895642)
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 06:20:09 (JD=2457655.7639931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 06:20:09
Flux: 19.6382 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/2016gms