Discovery certificate for object 2016kb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 293 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:44:56
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016kb
Discoverer internal name: PS16kj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:00:25.343 (180.105594151) DEC = +08:27:45.86 (8.4627397077)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 12:34:59 (JD=2457396.024294)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 12:34:59
Flux: 21.668 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/2016kb