Discovery certificate for object 2016ma
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 344 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:46:54
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016ma
Discoverer internal name: PS16nc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:05:49.736 (181.457235147) DEC = +14:01:25.40 (14.0237220396)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 12:36:51 (JD=2457396.0255903)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 12:36:51
Flux: 20.9739 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/2016ma