Discovery certificate for object 2016gmw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5456 [ 2016TNSTR.732....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-24 18:39:41
Date made public: 2016-09-29
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: SN 2016gmw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gmw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:04:33.540 (16.13975) DEC = -01:59:01.92 (-1.983867)
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 09:53:16.000 (JD=2457655.9119907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 09:53:16.000
Flux: 17.9125 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: