Discovery certificate for object 2016gql
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5554 [ 2018TNSTR1461....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-28 09:08:06
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 2016gql
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gql
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:19:25.749 (4.857287) DEC = +02:53:13.45 (2.88707)
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 08:49:55 (JD=2457659.8679977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 08:49:55
Flux: 20.411 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/2016gql