Discovery certificate for object 2016gvk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5707 [ 2018TNSTR1505....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-04 11:25:04
Date made public: 2018-10-04
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 2016gvk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gvk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:41:26.568 (10.360701) DEC = +41:39:27.16 (41.657544)
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 09:31:40 (JD=2457665.8969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 09:31:40
Flux: 19.701 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/2016gvk