Discovery certificate for object 2016gqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5553 [ 2018TNSTR1461....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-28 08:41:18
Date made public: 2018-09-28
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 2016gqk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:45:56.964 (356.487348) DEC = -02:43:24.34 (-2.723428)
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 08:26:52 (JD=2457659.8519907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 08:26:52
Flux: 20.4242 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/2016gqk