Discovery certificate for object 2016fa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 162 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:39:46
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 2016fa
Discoverer internal name: PS16ev
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:57:08.237 (179.284320534) DEC = +21:31:47.02 (21.5297288088)
Discovery date: 2016-01-03 12:44:17.000 (JD=2457391.0307523)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-03 12:44:17.000
Flux: 20.8025 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: