Discovery certificate for object 2016gtg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5646 [ 2018TNSTR1471....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-30 18:01:27
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 2016gtg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gtg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:00:52.474 (15.218641) DEC = +31:11:37.81 (31.193836)
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 12:07:12 (JD=2457662.005)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 12:07:12
Flux: 19.868 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/2016gtg