Discovery certificate for object 2016xf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 635 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:58:42
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016xf
Discoverer internal name: PS16zj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:03:13.278 (225.805325538) DEC = +14:14:24.20 (14.2400565853)
Discovery date: 2016-01-25 14:53:43 (JD=2457413.1206366)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-25 14:53:43
Flux: 19.8033 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/2016xf