Discovery certificate for object 2016if
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 245 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:43:05
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 2016if
Discoverer internal name: PS16ii
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:16:26.629 (154.110952091) DEC = +15:01:01.05 (15.0169592577)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 11:21:52.000 (JD=2457395.9735185)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 11:21:52.000
Flux: 21.1943 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: