Discovery certificate for object 2016asn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1269 [ 2016TNSTR.191....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-07 22:31:53
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, N. Primak, A. Schultz, (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright, D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016asn
Discoverer internal name: PS16ask
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:44:31.534 (251.131390136) DEC = +28:02:33.30 (28.0425833727)
Discovery date: 2016-02-27 13:46:00 (JD=2457446.0736111)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-27 13:46:00
Flux: 18.4574 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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