Discovery certificate for object 2016ra
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 474 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:52:19
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016ra
Discoverer internal name: PS16sk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:00:38.964 (120.162351423) DEC = +27:29:13.26 (27.4870169609)
Discovery date: 2016-01-14 12:11:13 (JD=2457402.0077894)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-14 12:11:13
Flux: 21.4119 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/2016ra