Discovery certificate for object 2016vy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 602 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:57:37
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 2016vy
Discoverer internal name: PS16xx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:01:58.129 (210.492205953) DEC = +15:00:17.10 (15.0047490268)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 13:58:58.000 (JD=2457408.0826157)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 13:58:58.000
Flux: 20.6861 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: