Discovery certificate for object 2016bf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63 [ 2016TNSTR..55....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 14:01:29
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016bf
Discoverer internal name: PS16u
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:07:51.792 (151.965799142) DEC = -24:25:57.26 (-24.4325728997)
Discovery date: 2016-01-02 15:29:09 (JD=2457390.1452431)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-02 15:29:09
Flux: 19.4056 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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