Discovery certificate for object 2016gtf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5645 [ 2018TNSTR1471....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-30 17:58:42
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 2016gtf
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gtf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:10:38.352 (17.659802) DEC = +22:40:50.23 (22.68062)
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 12:21:36 (JD=2457662.015)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 12:21:36
Flux: 19.4918 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/2016gtf