Discovery certificate for object 2016gob
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5489

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-25 13:52:20
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 2016gob
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gob
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:45:52.47 (26.468645) DEC = +40:22:45.80 (40.379389)
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 12:30:14 (JD=2457657.0209954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 12:30:14
Flux: 19.2518 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/2016gob