Discovery certificate for object 2016eyk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4287 [ 2018TNSTR1166....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-13 09:30:48
Date made public: 2018-08-13
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016eyk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16eyk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:53:52.534 (283.468891) DEC = +49:40:50.37 (49.680657)
Discovery date: 2016-08-13 04:27:50 (JD=2457613.6859954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-13 04:27:50
Flux: 19.2458 ABMag
Filter: R-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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016eyk