Discovery certificate for object 2016fj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 171 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:40:04
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 2016fj
Discoverer internal name: PS16fg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:28:12.857 (37.0535701147) DEC = +02:27:30.45 (2.45845758784)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 05:53:38.000 (JD=2457391.7455787)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 05:53:38.000
Flux: 21.1176 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: