Discovery certificate for object 2016vp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 593 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:57:19
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016vp
Discoverer internal name: PS16xn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:09:24.618 (77.3525757178) DEC = -24:57:00.49 (-24.9501358245)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 06:56:52 (JD=2457407.7894907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 06:56:52
Flux: 20.0741 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/2016vp