Discovery certificate for object 2016xq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 646 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:59:04
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016xq
Discoverer internal name: PS16aaj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:18:05.016 (19.5209001548) DEC = +21:08:41.48 (21.1448548874)
Discovery date: 2016-01-22 05:21:32 (JD=2457409.723287)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-22 05:21:32
Flux: 19.785 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/2016xq