Discovery certificate for object 2016aot
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1169 [ 2016TNSTR.152....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-25 14:15:58
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 2016aot
Discoverer internal name: PS16apq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:14:17.080 (108.5711668) DEC = +42:30:06.67 (42.50185346)
Discovery date: 2016-02-15 05:54:18 (JD=2457433.7460417)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-15 05:54:18
Flux: 20.1751 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
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/2016aot