Discovery certificate for object 2016S
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21 [ 2016TNSTR..32....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-19 17:28:05
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 2016S
Discoverer internal name: PS16ij
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:17:07.040 (154.279333) DEC = +15:48:35.90 (15.809972)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 11:22:33.000 (JD=2457395.9739931)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J101706.74+154837.2


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 11:22:33.000
Flux: 19.6706 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-06-18 06:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.4 ABMag
Filter: z-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: