Discovery certificate for object 2016gpi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5525 [ 2018TNSTR1455....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-27 07:21:20
Date made public: 2018-09-27
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 2016gpi
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gpi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:06:19.582 (346.581592) DEC = +36:27:40.53 (36.461259)
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 06:38:52 (JD=2457658.7769907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 06:38:52
Flux: 20.2645 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/2016gpi