Discovery certificate for object 2016iko
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6981 [ 2018TNSTR1814....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 13:22:49
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 2016iko
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16iko
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:44:00.712 (356.002966) DEC = +37:59:36.19 (37.993385)
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 03:30:14.000 (JD=2457715.6459954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 03:30:14.000
Flux: 20.0458 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: