Discovery certificate for object 2016gnt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5480 [ 2018TNSTR1447....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-25 06:48:04
Date made public: 2018-09-25
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 2016gnt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gnt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:27:27.204 (336.863351) DEC = +23:56:56.55 (23.949041)
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 04:11:59 (JD=2457656.6749884)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 04:11:59
Flux: 20.3119 ABMag
Filter: g-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: