Discovery certificate for object 2016grt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5595 [ 2018TNSTR1466....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-29 11:20:00
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 2016grt
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16grt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:48:12.401 (357.051669) DEC = +27:29:58.19 (27.499496)
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 08:41:16.000 (JD=2457660.8619907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-29 08:41:16.000
Flux: 20.4485 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: