Discovery certificate for object 2016gqo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5557 [ 2018TNSTR1461....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-28 09:10:01
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 2016gqo
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gqo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:21:28.935 (5.370563) DEC = +00:07:04.51 (0.117919)
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 08:51:21 (JD=2457659.8689931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-28 08:51:21
Flux: 20.5526 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/2016gqo