Discovery certificate for object 2016ikb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6967 [ 2018TNSTR1814....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 13:05:08
Date made public: 2018-11-23
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 2016ikb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ikb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:07:40.020 (31.916749) DEC = +42:34:05.71 (42.568252)
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 06:43:12.000 (JD=2457715.78)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 06:43:12.000
Flux: 19.3567 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: