Discovery certificate for object 2016grl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5585 [ 2018TNSTR1466....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-29 06:02:47
Date made public: 2018-09-29
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 2016grl
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16grl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:25:22.201 (321.342506) DEC = +08:55:14.24 (8.920623)
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 04:35:02 (JD=2457660.6909954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 04:35:02
Flux: 19.6047 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: