Discovery certificate for object 2016vk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 588 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:57:07
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 2016vk
Discoverer internal name: PS16xi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:00:28.561 (150.119005102) DEC = -20:04:31.22 (-20.0753389455)
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 12:30:45.000 (JD=2457407.0213542)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 12:30:45.000
Flux: 20.055 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: