Discovery certificate for object 2016E
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6 [ 2016TNSTR...6....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-04 15:16:56
Sender: Dr. Darryl Wright
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

Darryl Wright report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016E
Discoverer internal name: PS16n
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:03:43.990 (75.933292) DEC = +03:24:44.90 (3.412472)
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 09:25:55.000 (JD=2457388.8929977)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J05034387+0324429

Remarks: The transient appears offset by 2.98 arcsec from the centre of the apparent host.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 09:25:55.000
Flux: 17.9573 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-18 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 22 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: