Discovery certificate for object 2016ap
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47 [ 2016TNSTR..55....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 14:00:41
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016ap
Discoverer internal name: PS16ae
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:02:10.045 (75.5418537167) DEC = +03:04:34.47 (3.07624124471)
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 08:11:28.000 (JD=2457388.8412963)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 08:11:28.000
Flux: 20.3777 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: