Discovery certificate for object 2016ikc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6968 [ 2018TNSTR1814....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 13:06:17
Date made public: 2018-11-23
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 2016ikc
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ikc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:26:43.212 (36.680049) DEC = +40:05:41.00 (40.094721)
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 06:46:04 (JD=2457715.7819907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 06:46:04
Flux: 19.8558 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016ikc