Discovery certificate for object 2016gxt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5777 [ 2018TNSTR1517....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-06 11:05:31
Date made public: 2018-10-06
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 2016gxt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gxt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:57:09.924 (14.291351) DEC = +14:46:10.04 (14.769455)
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 09:27:21 (JD=2457667.8939931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 09:27:21
Flux: 18.213 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/2016gxt