Discovery certificate for object 2016gop
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5505 [ 2016TNSTR.750....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-26 06:12:17
Date made public: 2016-10-02
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: SN 2016gop
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gop
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:00:02.398 (315.009991) DEC = +16:16:08.17 (16.268936)
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 04:23:31.000 (JD=2457657.6829977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 04:23:31.000
Flux: 18.3499 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: