Discovery certificate for object 2016jy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 290 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:44:49
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016jy
Discoverer internal name: PS16kg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:08:22.490 (167.093709204) DEC = -03:23:05.07 (-3.38474294485)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 13:58:09 (JD=2457396.0820486)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 13:58:09
Flux: 21.691 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/2016jy