Discovery certificate for object 2016xg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 636 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:58:44
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 2016xg
Discoverer internal name: PS16zk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:04:50.049 (226.20853908) DEC = +14:31:05.29 (14.5181356852)
Discovery date: 2016-01-25 15:10:09.000 (JD=2457413.1320486)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-25 15:10:09.000
Flux: 20.1654 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: