Discovery certificate for object 2016U
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23 [ 2016TNSTR..32....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-19 17:36:35
Sender: Dr. Darryl Wright
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016U
Discoverer internal name: PS16gs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:34:19.270 (158.580292) DEC = +03:24:25.50 (3.407083)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 14:21:07 (JD=2457392.0979977)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J10341910+0324229
Host redshift: 0.074


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 14:21:07
Flux: 20.9558 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-23 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/2016U