Discovery certificate for object 2016gso
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5627 [ 2018TNSTR1471....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-30 09:14:03
Date made public: 2018-09-30
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 2016gso
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gso
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:25:59.141 (6.496421) DEC = +05:52:49.83 (5.880508)
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 08:16:47 (JD=2457661.8449884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 08:16:47
Flux: 20.854 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/2016gso