Discovery certificate for object 2016isj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7215 [ 2018TNSTR1881....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-06 10:57:57
Date made public: 2018-12-06
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 2016isj
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16isj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:47:49.088 (11.954534) DEC = +38:26:19.32 (38.438701)
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 02:54:14.000 (JD=2457728.6209954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 02:54:14.000
Flux: 19.749 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: