Discovery certificate for object 2016qy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 472 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:52:14
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 2016qy
Discoverer internal name: PS16si
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:38:43.585 (174.681604126) DEC = +10:52:16.66 (10.8712933801)
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 11:41:27.000 (JD=2457400.9871181)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 11:41:27.000
Flux: 20.7502 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: