Discovery certificate for object 2016gpw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5539 [ 2018TNSTR1455....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-27 10:45:28
Date made public: 2018-09-27
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 2016gpw
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gpw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:45:27.270 (11.363624) DEC = +02:30:30.79 (2.508552)
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 10:01:55.000 (JD=2457658.9179977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 10:01:55.000
Flux: 18.959 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: