Discovery certificate for object 2016aij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 995 [ 2016TNSTR.118....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-16 22:27:51
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, N. Primak, A. Schultz, (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright, D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016aij
Discoverer internal name: PS16ajs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:15:48.707 (213.952946892) DEC = -16:57:59.32 (-16.9664764169)
Discovery date: 2016-02-11 14:54:08 (JD=2457430.1209259)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-11 14:54:08
Flux: 21.437 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: