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

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 14:01:08
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 2016ax
Discoverer internal name: PS16k
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:23:31.410 (65.8808743134) DEC = +04:22:06.94 (4.36859472084)
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 08:00:44.000 (JD=2457388.8338426)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 08:00:44.000
Flux: 20.62 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: