Discovery certificate for object 2016aay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 734 [ 2016TNSTR..86....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-06 14:32:56
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016aay
Discoverer internal name: PS16acw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:21:12.862 (245.303591545) DEC = +29:53:55.30 (29.8986952133)
Discovery date: 2016-01-30 15:24:22 (JD=2457418.1419213)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-30 15:24:22
Flux: 20.0883 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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