Discovery certificate for object 2016ai
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38 [ 2016TNSTR..56....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 12:37:06
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: PESSTO

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016ai
Discoverer internal name: PS16ez
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:24:26.461 (141.110252383) DEC = +05:10:14.74 (5.17076014297)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 11:56:51 (JD=2457391.9978125)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 11:56:51
Flux: 19.0944 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/2016ai