Discovery certificate for object 2016vs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 596 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:57:25
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 2016vs
Discoverer internal name: PS16xq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:26:34.928 (96.6455348521) DEC = -31:26:45.11 (-31.4458646207)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 08:01:04.000 (JD=2457407.8340741)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 08:01:04.000
Flux: 18.1094 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: