Discovery certificate for object 2016gpu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5537 [ 2018TNSTR1455....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-27 10:43:07
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 2016gpu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gpu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:30:02.499 (7.510413) DEC = +03:39:18.00 (3.654999)
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 08:55:40 (JD=2457658.8719907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 08:55:40
Flux: 19.738 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/2016gpu