Discovery certificate for object 2016xs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 648 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:59:08
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 2016xs
Discoverer internal name: PS16zm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:48:12.354 (222.051473044) DEC = +15:38:33.28 (15.6425784908)
Discovery date: 2016-01-23 14:44:23.000 (JD=2457411.1141551)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-23 14:44:23.000
Flux: 19.6807 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: