Discovery certificate for object 2016gwh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5735

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 07:43:01
Date made public: 2018-10-05
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 2016gwh
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gwh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:42:20.964 (355.587348) DEC = +36:13:31.70 (36.225473)
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 07:03:21 (JD=2457666.7939931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 07:03:21
Flux: 19.941 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/2016gwh