Discovery certificate for object 2016gtj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5649 [ 2018TNSTR1471....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-30 18:04:03
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 2016gtj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gtj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:50:01.943 (12.508094) DEC = +40:41:58.64 (40.699622)
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 11:48:28 (JD=2457661.9919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 11:48:28
Flux: 20.124 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/2016gtj