Discovery certificate for object 2016fk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 172 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:40:06
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016fk
Discoverer internal name: PS16fh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:30:48.911 (37.7037976893) DEC = +12:09:54.77 (12.1652135858)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 07:28:11.000 (JD=2457391.8112384)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 07:28:11.000
Flux: 22.3443 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: