Discovery certificate for object 2016sb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 501 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:53:23
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016sb
Discoverer internal name: PS16tl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:53:19.585 (88.3316045263) DEC = -17:43:56.95 (-17.7324862456)
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 07:45:33 (JD=2457404.8232986)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 07:45:33
Flux: 20.5733 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
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/2016sb