Discovery certificate for object 2016an
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45 [ 2016TNSTR..55....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 14:00:35
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016an
Discoverer internal name: PS16aa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:07:36.918 (46.9038264272) DEC = +03:15:11.72 (3.25325653765)
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 06:42:58 (JD=2457388.779838)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 06:42:58
Flux: 21.2575 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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