Discovery certificate for object 2016pj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 431 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:50:35
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 2016pj
Discoverer internal name: PS16qr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:00:23.499 (120.097911979) DEC = +39:23:02.96 (39.3841547088)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 09:50:00.000 (JD=2457403.9097222)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 09:50:00.000
Flux: 20.6161 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: