Discovery certificate for object 2016pq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 438 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:50:51
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016pq
Discoverer internal name: PS16qy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:22:46.363 (185.69318014) DEC = +00:58:53.51 (0.981530414885)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 13:26:04 (JD=2457404.0597685)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 13:26:04
Flux: 20.3646 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: