Discovery certificate for object 2016gy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 212 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:41:38
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016gy
Discoverer internal name: PS16gx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:21:41.666 (185.423608259) DEC = -04:30:07.46 (-4.50207299316)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 14:55:51 (JD=2457396.1221181)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 14:55:51
Flux: 20.3899 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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