Discovery certificate for object 2016xj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 639 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:58:50
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016xj
Discoverer internal name: PS16aac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:06:54.439 (16.7268280707) DEC = -07:10:59.32 (-7.18314421672)
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 05:18:45 (JD=2457406.7213542)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 05:18:45
Flux: 19.4228 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2016xj