Discovery certificate for object 2016sd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 503 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:53:28
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 2016sd
Discoverer internal name: PS16tn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:07:49.344 (136.955598202) DEC = +08:53:24.66 (8.89018214887)
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 09:42:38.000 (JD=2457404.9046065)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 09:42:38.000
Flux: 19.57 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: