Discovery certificate for object 2016it
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 259 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:43:39
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016it
Discoverer internal name: PS16iy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:56:54.002 (179.225010031) DEC = -09:00:42.31 (-9.01175211578)
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 14:16:48 (JD=2457397.095)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 14:16:48
Flux: 21.4614 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/2016it