Discovery certificate for object 2016ad
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 33 [ 2016TNSTR..47....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-21 17:19:38
Sender: Dr. Darryl Wright
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

Darryl Wright report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016ad
Discoverer internal name: PS16je
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:16:40.730 (139.169708) DEC = +22:17:52.80 (22.298)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 10:10:33 (JD=2457395.9239931)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J091640.82+221752.2
Host redshift: 0.050376


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 10:10:33
Flux: 19.1957 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-24 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.75 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS


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