Discovery certificate for object 2016gnj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5470 [ 2016TNSTR.711....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-24 23:10:06
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 2016gnj
Discoverer internal name: PS16eki
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:32:08.970 (353.037376626) DEC = +24:22:37.36 (24.377045484)
Discovery date: 2016-09-19 12:02:52 (JD=2457651.0019907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-19 12:02:52
Flux: 20.76 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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