Discovery certificate for object 2016gtu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5660 [ 2018TNSTR1483....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-01 06:30:05
Date made public: 2018-10-01
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 2016gtu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gtu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:55:06.033 (343.775138) DEC = +30:56:24.84 (30.940233)
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 04:16:19.000 (JD=2457662.6779977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 04:16:19.000
Flux: 21 ABMag
Filter: g-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: