Discovery certificate for object 2016iw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 262 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:43:46
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 2016iw
Discoverer internal name: PS16jc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:59:28.868 (149.870282898) DEC = +21:39:42.74 (21.6618709348)
Discovery date: 2016-01-07 14:40:36.000 (JD=2457395.1115278)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-07 14:40:36.000
Flux: 21.9972 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: