Discovery certificate for object 2016vd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 581 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:56:49
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 2016vd
Discoverer internal name: PS16xb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:29:19.107 (82.3296143936) DEC = +70:30:53.35 (70.5148207408)
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 06:56:54.000 (JD=2457406.7895139)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 06:56:54.000
Flux: 18.9835 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: