Discovery certificate for object 2016ir
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 257 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:43:34
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 2016ir
Discoverer internal name: PS16iw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:52:30.017 (133.125071631) DEC = +02:22:13.08 (2.37030096793)
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 10:25:40.000 (JD=2457396.9344907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 10:25:40.000
Flux: 21.5743 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: