Discovery certificate for object 2016rd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 477 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:52:26
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016rd
Discoverer internal name: PS16sn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:30:59.991 (157.749964264) DEC = +04:49:33.31 (4.82591931911)
Discovery date: 2016-01-14 14:43:02 (JD=2457402.1132176)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-14 14:43:02
Flux: 20.279 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016rd