Discovery certificate for object 2016isk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7216 [ 2018TNSTR1881....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-06 13:41:57
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 2016isk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16isk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:20:07.515 (5.031311) DEC = +21:37:10.35 (21.619543)
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 02:49:55 (JD=2457728.6179977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 02:49:55
Flux: 19.773 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/2016isk