Discovery certificate for object 2016gpt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5536 [ 2018TNSTR1455....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-27 10:25:22
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 2016gpt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gpt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:05:49.497 (1.456236) DEC = +10:22:37.72 (10.377145)
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 08:35:31 (JD=2457658.8579977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 08:35:31
Flux: 18.6178 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/2016gpt