Discovery certificate for object 2016fp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 177 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:40:16
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 2016fp
Discoverer internal name: PS16fm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:40:04.340 (40.0180831857) DEC = +13:43:57.15 (13.7325418257)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 07:12:17.000 (JD=2457391.8001968)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 07:12:17.000
Flux: 22.1807 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: