Discovery certificate for object 2016aj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 39 [ 2016TNSTR..56....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 12:37:09
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: PESSTO     Discovery Data Source: PESSTO

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

IAU Designation: SN 2016aj
Discoverer internal name: PS16op
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:59:00.840 (194.753498607) DEC = -26:07:40.56 (-26.1279334128)
Discovery date: 2016-01-11 15:00:26.000 (JD=2457399.1253009)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-11 15:00:26.000
Flux: 19.9505 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: