Discovery certificate for object 2016qj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 457 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:51:37
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016qj
Discoverer internal name: PS16rt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:32:00.478 (68.0019906527) DEC = -17:39:13.10 (-17.6536385131)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:34:07 (JD=2457403.7736921)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 06:34:07
Flux: 19.7603 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/2016qj