Discovery certificate for object 2016ff
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 167 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:39:56
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 2016ff
Discoverer internal name: PS16fc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:05:00.411 (31.2517126472) DEC = +11:11:10.48 (11.1862450697)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 07:03:35.000 (JD=2457391.7941551)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 07:03:35.000
Flux: 21.576 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: