Discovery certificate for object 2019akb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29507 [ 2019TNSTR.181....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-01 20:11:15
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, A. Schultz, T. Lowe, J. Bulger (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota), D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019akb
Discoverer internal name: PS19kz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:31:03.812 (172.765881583) DEC = +81:56:51.04 (81.9475115708)
Discovery date: 2019-01-23 12:41:45.000 (JD=2458507.0289931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-23 12:41:45.000
Flux: 19.32 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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