Discovery certificate for object 2016ty
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 550 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:55:21
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 2016ty
Discoverer internal name: PS16vt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:59:14.336 (119.809731492) DEC = +49:21:46.01 (49.362779393)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 08:58:42.000 (JD=2457407.8740972)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 08:58:42.000
Flux: 19.2315 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: