Discovery certificate for object 2016iji
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6948 [ 2018TNSTR1814....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 10:45:38
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 2016iji
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16iji
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:58:26.943 (29.612264) DEC = +27:01:35.25 (27.026458)
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 06:33:07.000 (JD=2457715.7729977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-23 06:33:07.000
Flux: 17.45 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: