Discovery certificate for object 2016gpn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5530 [ 2018TNSTR1455....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-27 07:39:59
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 2016gpn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gpn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:19:21.505 (349.839603) DEC = +23:33:36.04 (23.56001)
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 06:56:09 (JD=2457658.7889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 06:56:09
Flux: 19.4161 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/2016gpn