Discovery certificate for object 2016gpf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5522 [ 2018TNSTR1452....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-26 12:23:08
Date made public: 2018-09-26
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: AT 2016gpf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gpf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:00:49.720 (0.207165) DEC = +32:46:38.28 (32.777299)
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 08:54:14.000 (JD=2457657.8709954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 08:54:14.000
Flux: 21.0475 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: