Discovery certificate for object 2016isi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7214 [ 2018TNSTR1881....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-06 10:52:50
Date made public: 2018-12-06
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 2016isi
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16isi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:20:47.435 (20.197645) DEC = +42:42:13.63 (42.703787)
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 03:50:24 (JD=2457728.66)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 03:50:24
Flux: 19.994 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/2016isi