Discovery certificate for object 2016pd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 425 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:50:20
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016pd
Discoverer internal name: PS16ql
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:56:39.898 (74.166241948) DEC = -19:16:53.54 (-19.2815395625)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:42:49 (JD=2457403.7797338)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:42:49
Flux: 18.4141 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/2016pd