Discovery certificate for object 2016gmt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5453 [ 2016TNSTR.841....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-24 18:37:15
Date made public: 2016-10-27
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: SN 2016gmt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gmt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:31.363 (15.380679) DEC = +38:32:42.52 (38.545144)
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 12:10:04 (JD=2457656.0069907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 12:10:04
Flux: 19.7729 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/2016gmt