Discovery certificate for object 2016ikg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6972 [ 2018TNSTR1814....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 13:09:38
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 2016ikg
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ikg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:16:58.416 (19.243402) DEC = +31:41:06.89 (31.685246)
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 05:22:33 (JD=2457715.7239931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 05:22:33
Flux: 20.0362 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/2016ikg