Discovery certificate for object 2016gxo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5772 [ 2018TNSTR1511....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 17:58:09
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 2016gxo
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gxo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:11:24.313 (272.851304) DEC = -12:32:01.20 (-12.533667)
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 02:19:40 (JD=2457666.5969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-05 02:19:40
Flux: 18.3067 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/2016gxo