Discovery certificate for object 2016gvr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5714 [ 2018TNSTR1505....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-04 11:55:52
Date made public: 2018-10-04
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 2016gvr
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gvr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:31.806 (10.632524) DEC = +40:55:22.38 (40.922883)
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 09:31:40 (JD=2457665.8969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 09:31:40
Flux: 20.9959 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/2016gvr