Discovery certificate for object 2016xz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 655 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:59:22
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016xz
Discoverer internal name: PS16zu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:38:13.229 (39.5551212532) DEC = -24:27:40.90 (-24.4613601168)
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 05:25:01 (JD=2457405.725706)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 05:25:01
Flux: 19.6712 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016xz