Discovery certificate for object 2016xa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 630 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:58:32
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016xa
Discoverer internal name: PS16zd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:20:21.225 (125.088437609) DEC = +65:26:47.62 (65.4465619871)
Discovery date: 2016-01-25 10:51:23 (JD=2457412.9523495)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-25 10:51:23
Flux: 19.0398 ABMag
Filter: i-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/2016xa