Discovery certificate for object 2016gzg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5817 [ 2018TNSTR1530....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-08 12:44:03
Date made public: 2018-10-08
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 2016gzg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gzg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:33.878 (10.641157) DEC = +11:12:53.46 (11.214849)
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 11:09:36.000 (JD=2457669.965)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 11:09:36.000
Flux: 17.796 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: