Discovery certificate for object 2016rq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 490 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:52:57
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016rq
Discoverer internal name: PS16ta
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:22:55.799 (185.732497107) DEC = -14:03:48.56 (-14.0634897774)
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 14:34:29 (JD=2457404.1072801)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-16 14:34:29
Flux: 20.1375 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/2016rq