Discovery certificate for object 2016grs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5594 [ 2018TNSTR1466....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-29 11:19:07
Date made public: 2018-09-29
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016grs
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16grs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:57:26.401 (359.360006) DEC = +46:24:53.50 (46.414862)
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 08:55:40.000 (JD=2457660.8719907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 08:55:40.000
Flux: 20.4191 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: