Discovery certificate for object 2016czs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2853 [ 2016TNSTR.465....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-09 13:59:49
Sender: Dr. Darryl Wright
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 2016czs
Discoverer internal name: PS16cye
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:32:20.220 (293.08425) DEC = +49:38:25.20 (49.640333)
Discovery date: 2016-06-23 11:25:26 (JD=2457562.9759954)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J19321993+4938274

Remarks: his transient was discovered during the beta test of the citizen science project Supernova Hunters run by the Zooniverse. The candidate was identified by volunteers including 'sisifolibre', 'sean63' and 'TED91'.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-23 11:25:26
Flux: 20.16 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-27 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.4 ABMag
Filter: z-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS


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