Discovery certificate for object 2016pb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 423 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

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

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016pb
Discoverer internal name: PS16qj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:31:46.151 (67.9422959051) DEC = -18:18:26.59 (-18.3073849577)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:34:07 (JD=2457403.7736921)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:34:07
Flux: 19.9919 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
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/2016pb