Discovery certificate for object 2016iy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 264 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:43:50
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016iy
Discoverer internal name: PS16jf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:44:24.771 (146.10321335) DEC = +17:44:42.32 (17.7450895724)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 10:01:20 (JD=2457395.9175926)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 10:01:20
Flux: 20.9676 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016iy