Discovery certificate for object 2016fn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 175 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:40:12
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 2016fn
Discoverer internal name: PS16fk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:32:12.951 (38.053961534) DEC = +07:10:14.22 (7.17061677018)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 05:56:28.000 (JD=2457391.7475463)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 05:56:28.000
Flux: 21.7105 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: