Discovery certificate for object 2016gto
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5654 [ 2018TNSTR1471....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-30 18:16:39
Date made public: 2018-09-30
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 2016gto
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gto
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:57:04.905 (14.270437) DEC = +02:06:17.92 (2.104979)
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 09:50:24.000 (JD=2457661.91)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-30 09:50:24.000
Flux: 19.93 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: