Discovery certificate for object 2016gzu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5832 [ 2018TNSTR1535....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-09 07:20:35
Date made public: 2018-10-09
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 2016gzu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gzu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:04:24.677 (346.102822) DEC = +36:11:06.57 (36.185159)
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 06:11:31 (JD=2457670.7579977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 06:11:31
Flux: 19.9258 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/2016gzu