Discovery certificate for object 2016act
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 782 [ 2016TNSTR..86....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-06 22:25:31
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 2016act
Discoverer internal name: PS16aes
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:40:07.085 (175.029520806) DEC = +11:43:37.95 (11.7272081188)
Discovery date: 2016-02-04 10:29:30.000 (JD=2457422.9371528)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-04 10:29:30.000
Flux: 20.2451 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: