Discovery certificate for object 2016gsq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5629 [ 2018TNSTR1471....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-30 09:35:45
Date made public: 2018-09-30
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 2016gsq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gsq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:36:57.450 (9.239374) DEC = +00:54:49.90 (0.913861)
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 08:28:19 (JD=2457661.8529977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 08:28:19
Flux: 20.3467 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/2016gsq