Discovery certificate for object 2016gwp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5746 [ 2018TNSTR1511....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 12:41:07
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 2016gwp
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gwp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:45:50.032 (356.458465) DEC = +15:37:12.40 (15.620112)
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 08:29:45.000 (JD=2457666.8539931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 08:29:45.000
Flux: 20.429 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: