Discovery certificate for object 2016rf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 479 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:52:30
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016rf
Discoverer internal name: PS16sp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:49:39.895 (207.416227329) DEC = -06:51:35.09 (-6.85974742493)
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 14:39:02 (JD=2457403.1104398)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 14:39:02
Flux: 21.0327 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
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/2016rf