Discovery certificate for object 2016gqa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5543 [ 2018TNSTR1455....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-27 10:46:08
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 2016gqa
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gqa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:45:43.446 (11.431027) DEC = +10:25:16.05 (10.421126)
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 10:06:14.000 (JD=2457658.9209954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-27 10:06:14.000
Flux: 19.497 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: