Discovery certificate for object 2016sj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 509 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:53:41
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 2016sj
Discoverer internal name: PS16tt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:22:56.909 (200.737120546) DEC = +00:31:03.32 (0.517588169156)
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 15:32:18.000 (JD=2457405.1474306)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 15:32:18.000
Flux: 21.7597 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: