Discovery certificate for object 2016aaf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 714 [ 2016TNSTR..81....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-05 11:20:00
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

David Young report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016aaf
Discoverer internal name: PS16acd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:04:05.359 (151.022328471) DEC = +16:30:55.29 (16.5153573562)
Discovery date: 2016-01-31 08:57:49.000 (JD=2457418.8734838)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-31 08:57:49.000
Flux: 20.202 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: