Discovery certificate for object 2016ikd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6969 [ 2018TNSTR1814....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 13:07:25
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 2016ikd
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ikd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:10:22.554 (32.593976) DEC = +30:34:49.00 (30.580277)
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 06:38:52 (JD=2457715.7769907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 06:38:52
Flux: 19.8041 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: