Discovery certificate for object 2016gpz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5542 [ 2018TNSTR1455....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-27 10:46:00
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 2016gpz
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gpz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:43:52.230 (10.967626) DEC = +10:25:20.48 (10.422356)
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 10:06:14 (JD=2457658.9209954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 10:06:14
Flux: 19.47 ABMag
Filter: g-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: