Discovery certificate for object 2016asj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1265 [ 2016TNSTR.191....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-07 22:31:41
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 2016asj
Discoverer internal name: PS16asg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:55:38.042 (253.908507927) DEC = +43:29:37.87 (43.4938528126)
Discovery date: 2016-02-26 14:57:48 (JD=2457445.1234722)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-26 14:57:48
Flux: 19.9698 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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