Discovery certificate for object 2016ils
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7020 [ 2018TNSTR1820....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-25 14:45:57
Date made public: 2018-11-25
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 2016ils
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16ils
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:15:13.412 (3.805884) DEC = +38:46:18.48 (38.7718)
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 03:01:26.000 (JD=2457717.6259954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 03:01:26.000
Flux: 19.1697 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: