Discovery certificate for object 2016gwk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5738 [ 2018TNSTR1511....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 07:54:24
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 2016gwk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gwk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:12:56.636 (348.235983) DEC = +25:14:09.63 (25.236008)
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 06:30:14 (JD=2457666.7709954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 06:30:14
Flux: 20.3083 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/2016gwk