Discovery certificate for object 2016ikk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6977 [ 2018TNSTR1814....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 13:16:41
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 2016ikk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ikk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:16:10.316 (4.042982) DEC = +08:47:09.14 (8.785871)
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 04:49:26 (JD=2457715.7009954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 04:49:26
Flux: 19.3661 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/2016ikk