Discovery certificate for object 2016aby
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 761 [ 2016TNSTR..86....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-06 14:33:51
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016aby
Discoverer internal name: PS16adx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:05:17.872 (181.324468396) DEC = -08:21:10.60 (-8.35294356914)
Discovery date: 2016-02-03 13:35:02 (JD=2457422.0659954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-03 13:35:02
Flux: 20.71 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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