Discovery certificate for object 2016R
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20 [ 2016TNSTR..32....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-19 17:22:32
Sender: Dr. Darryl Wright
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016R
Discoverer internal name: PS16jb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:17:34.630 (139.394292) DEC = +18:57:07.10 (18.951972)
Discovery date: 2016-01-07 14:08:09 (JD=2457395.0889931)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 091-056
Host redshift: 0.028


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-07 14:08:09
Flux: 19.5464 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-24 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.75 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016R