Discovery certificate for object 2016bch
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1526

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-14 04:27:12
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 2016bch
Discoverer internal name: PS16bcj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:38:13.856 (189.55773502) DEC = +05:17:13.93 (5.28720197884)
Discovery date: 2016-02-29 12:15:39 (JD=2457448.0108681)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-29 12:15:39
Flux: 19.6601 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2016bch