Discovery certificate for object 2016fy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 186 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:40:37
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 2016fy
Discoverer internal name: PS16fv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:37:03.098 (114.262907942) DEC = +20:58:32.42 (20.9756731452)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 08:24:41.000 (JD=2457391.8504745)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 08:24:41.000
Flux: 20.9251 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: