Discovery certificate for object 2016ftw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4924 [ 2016TNSTR.631....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-05 17:42:08
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2016ftw
Discoverer internal name: PS16ecg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:12:51.676 (348.215318345) DEC = -18:46:29.52 (-18.7748678247)
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 11:12:28 (JD=2457626.9669907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-26 11:12:28
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016ftw