Discovery certificate for object 2016bk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 68 [ 2016TNSTR..55....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 14:01:40
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016bk
Discoverer internal name: PS16aw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:27:59.654 (51.99856028) DEC = +06:09:54.06 (6.16501641095)
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 06:48:56 (JD=2457388.7839815)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 06:48:56
Flux: 21.5044 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
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/2016bk