Discovery certificate for object 2016fq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 178 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:40:18
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 2016fq
Discoverer internal name: PS16fn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:42:58.452 (40.7435483755) DEC = -00:16:02.69 (-0.267413897355)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 06:00:30.000 (JD=2457391.7503472)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 06:00:30.000
Flux: 20.5489 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: