Discovery certificate for object 2016ga
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 188 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:40:42
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

David Young report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016ga
Discoverer internal name: PS16fy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:50:40.674 (117.669475431) DEC = +39:43:41.45 (39.7281808218)
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 09:30:20 (JD=2457391.8960648)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-04 09:30:20
Flux: 20.3001 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
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/2016ga