Discovery certificate for object 2016gzk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5821 [ 2018TNSTR1530....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-08 13:19:38
Date made public: 2018-10-08
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 2016gzk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gzk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:33:01.518 (23.256324) DEC = +21:35:51.71 (21.597697)
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 11:51:21.000 (JD=2457669.9939931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 11:51:21.000
Flux: 19.856 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: