Discovery certificate for object 2016iu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 260 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:43:41
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016iu
Discoverer internal name: PS16iz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:57:57.223 (179.488429107) DEC = -15:02:20.16 (-15.0389342457)
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 14:18:51 (JD=2457397.0964236)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-09 14:18:51
Flux: 21.1466 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/2016iu