Discovery certificate for object 2016gwm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5741 [ 2016TNSTR.851....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 10:21:19
Date made public: 2016-10-29
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: SN 2016gwm
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gwm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:48:42.077 (357.175319) DEC = +30:33:29.59 (30.558219)
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 08:39:50.000 (JD=2457666.8609954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 08:39:50.000
Flux: 19.106 ABMag
Filter: g-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: