Discovery certificate for object 2016vu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 598 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:57:29
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016vu
Discoverer internal name: PS16xs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:42:14.601 (190.560837546) DEC = +17:32:14.27 (17.5372959491)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 13:20:51 (JD=2457408.0561458)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 13:20:51
Flux: 20.7083 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/2016vu