Discovery certificate for object 2016gvt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5716 [ 2018TNSTR1505....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-04 15:05:21
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 2016gvt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gvt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:53:32.773 (13.386556) DEC = +41:49:00.40 (41.816779)
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 09:30:14 (JD=2457665.8959954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 09:30:14
Flux: 20.3802 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/2016gvt