Discovery certificate for object 2016gpq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5533 [ 2018TNSTR1455....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-27 07:49:05
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 2016gpq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gpq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:58:01.049 (344.50437) DEC = +35:50:02.88 (35.834132)
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 06:37:26 (JD=2457658.7759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 06:37:26
Flux: 19.503 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/2016gpq