Discovery certificate for object 2016xk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 640 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:58:53
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016xk
Discoverer internal name: PS16aad
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:43:18.829 (100.828456168) DEC = -28:30:34.83 (-28.5096744108)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 08:04:52 (JD=2457407.836713)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 08:04:52
Flux: 19.4173 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
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/2016xk