Discovery certificate for object 2016gpe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5521 [ 2018TNSTR1452....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-26 12:22:59
Date made public: 2018-09-26
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 2016gpe
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gpe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:04:42.204 (1.175849) DEC = +34:01:07.90 (34.01886)
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 08:52:48 (JD=2457657.87)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 08:52:48
Flux: 20.1303 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016gpe