Discovery certificate for object 2016bcb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1520

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-14 04:26:54
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 2016bcb
Discoverer internal name: PS16bbz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:56:02.755 (119.011480767) DEC = -02:17:23.05 (-2.2897348673)
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 08:37:05 (JD=2457443.8590856)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 08:37:05
Flux: 19.7175 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016bcb