Discovery certificate for object 2016hy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 238 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

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

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016hy
Discoverer internal name: PS16ib
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:21:54.097 (50.4754044193) DEC = +17:37:46.39 (17.6295534952)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 08:12:57 (JD=2457395.8423264)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 08:12:57
Flux: 20.1006 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/2016hy