Discovery certificate for object 2016gwn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5743 [ 2018TNSTR1511....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 10:43:03
Date made public: 2018-10-05
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: AT 2016gwn
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gwn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:41:01.147 (355.25478) DEC = +30:59:12.79 (30.986886)
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 08:19:40.000 (JD=2457666.8469907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 08:19:40.000
Flux: 20.953 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: