Discovery certificate for object 2016abu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 757 [ 2016TNSTR..86....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-06 14:33:43
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016abu
Discoverer internal name: PS16adt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:04:00.539 (166.002247295) DEC = +17:11:36.98 (17.1936068435)
Discovery date: 2016-02-03 11:00:59 (JD=2457421.9590162)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-03 11:00:59
Flux: 20.2111 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
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/2016abu