Discovery certificate for object 2016py
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 446 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:51:11
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 2016py
Discoverer internal name: PS16rh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:09:52.175 (167.46739752) DEC = +02:23:16.18 (2.38782749678)
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 12:48:57.000 (JD=2457401.0339931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 12:48:57.000
Flux: 20.4332 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: