Discovery certificate for object 2016grq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5592 [ 2018TNSTR1466....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-29 09:43:25
Date made public: 2018-09-29
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: AT 2016grq
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16grq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:46:33.671 (356.640294) DEC = +22:20:13.53 (22.337092)
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 08:36:57.000 (JD=2457660.8589931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 08:36:57.000
Flux: 20.252 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: