Discovery certificate for object 2016qk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 458 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:51:40
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016qk
Discoverer internal name: PS16ru
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:54:02.251 (73.5093790215) DEC = -19:37:12.97 (-19.6202703916)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:42:49 (JD=2457403.7797338)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:42:49
Flux: 19.7805 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: