Discovery certificate for object 2016isb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7207 [ 2018TNSTR1873....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-05 11:12:38
Date made public: 2018-12-05
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 2016isb
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16isb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:03:27.342 (345.863923) DEC = +37:41:59.97 (37.699993)
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 02:13:55 (JD=2457727.5929977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 02:13:55
Flux: 19.665 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/2016isb