Discovery certificate for object 2016pk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 432 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:50:37
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

David Young report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016pk
Discoverer internal name: PS16qs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:48:34.763 (147.144844927) DEC = +06:24:54.33 (6.41509091065)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 12:24:27.000 (JD=2457404.0169792)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 12:24:27.000
Flux: 20.6364 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: