Discovery certificate for object 2016ik
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 250 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:43:19
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016ik
Discoverer internal name: PS16io
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:56:08.713 (179.036304978) DEC = -03:52:51.13 (-3.88087059342)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 13:51:26 (JD=2457396.0773843)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 13:51:26
Flux: 20.7664 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
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/2016ik