Discovery certificate for object 2016bds
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1563 [ 2016TNSTR.216....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-14 19:37:42
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 2016bds
Discoverer internal name: PS16bds
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:36:11.602 (159.048342526) DEC = -12:17:55.86 (-12.2988501987)
Discovery date: 2016-02-28 10:36:30 (JD=2457446.9420139)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-28 10:36:30
Flux: 19.9806 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: