Discovery certificate for object 2016O
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17 [ 2016TNSTR..32....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-19 09:27:31
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 2016O
Discoverer internal name: PS16gy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:17:05.670 (169.273625) DEC = -05:31:13.70 (-5.520472)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 13:43:40.000 (JD=2457396.0719907)

Potential host galaxy: 2dFGRS N109Z338


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 13:43:40.000
Flux: 18.1693 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-24 15:07:12
Limiting flux: 20.75 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: