Discovery certificate for object 2016ay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 56 [ 2016TNSTR..55....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 14:01:10
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016ay
Discoverer internal name: PS16l
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:25:39.738 (66.4155739376) DEC = +01:06:35.55 (1.10987552168)
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 08:04:30 (JD=2457388.8364583)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-01 08:04:30
Flux: 18.9893 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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