Discovery certificate for object 2016xy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 654 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:59:20
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016xy
Discoverer internal name: PS16zt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:30:46.074 (202.691973375) DEC = +04:57:44.24 (4.96228844959)
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 14:57:31 (JD=2457405.1232755)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 14:57:31
Flux: 21.1841 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
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/2016xy