Discovery certificate for object 2016wj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 613 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:57:59
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 2016wj
Discoverer internal name: PS16yk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:58:31.464 (149.631100243) DEC = +61:57:04.43 (61.9512301399)
Discovery date: 2016-01-23 10:45:40.000 (JD=2457410.9483796)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-23 10:45:40.000
Flux: 19.8666 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: