Discovery certificate for object 2016czx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2858 [ 2016TNSTR.467....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-11 13:38:49
Sender: Dr. Darryl Wright
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016czx
Discoverer internal name: PS16czz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:07:11.030 (301.795958) DEC = -01:33:30.50 (-1.558472)
Discovery date: 2016-06-29 11:18:14 (JD=2457568.9709954)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J20071092-0133339
Host redshift: 0.058

Remarks: This 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 'bigpapaj', 'sean63' and 'meisterdon'.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-29 11:18:14
Flux: 18.731 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-30 12:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.5 ABMag
Filter: z-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: