Discovery certificate for object 2016va
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 578 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:56:42
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016va
Discoverer internal name: PS16wy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:39:49.172 (24.9548852307) DEC = -02:53:27.07 (-2.89085268149)
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 05:27:05 (JD=2457406.7271412)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 05:27:05
Flux: 19.1645 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016va