Discovery certificate for object 2016tx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 549 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:55:18
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016tx
Discoverer internal name: PS16vs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:44:15.873 (86.0661379781) DEC = -26:45:29.34 (-26.7581508369)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 07:04:40 (JD=2457407.7949074)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 07:04:40
Flux: 18.8782 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/2016tx