Discovery certificate for object 2016fgq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4540 [ 2016TNSTR.585....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-23 17:42:08
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
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 2016fgq
Discoverer internal name: PS16dxw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:13:57.308 (348.488784865) DEC = -11:16:23.36 (-11.2731542231)
Discovery date: 2016-08-02 12:23:02 (JD=2457603.0159954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-02 12:23:02
Flux: 21.02 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: