Discovery certificate for object 2016ip
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 255 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:43:30
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 2016ip
Discoverer internal name: PS16it
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:23:32.108 (50.8837829033) DEC = -02:09:13.54 (-2.15376127005)
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 06:31:12.000 (JD=2457396.7716667)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 06:31:12.000
Flux: 21.1278 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: