Discovery certificate for object 2016pf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 427 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:50:26
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016pf
Discoverer internal name: PS16qn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:56:31.898 (104.13290729) DEC = +37:08:22.90 (37.1396932988)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 08:48:52.000 (JD=2457403.8672685)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 08:48:52.000
Flux: 20.6509 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: