Discovery certificate for object 2016rt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 493 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:53:04
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 2016rt
Discoverer internal name: PS16td
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:23:03.971 (80.7665445999) DEC = -17:57:48.32 (-17.9634231487)
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 07:39:02.000 (JD=2457404.8187731)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 07:39:02.000
Flux: 19.3784 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: