Discovery certificate for object 2016yb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 657 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:59:26
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016yb
Discoverer internal name: PS16zw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:20:51.382 (95.2140918145) DEC = +46:37:16.76 (46.6213225)
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 08:26:15 (JD=2457405.8515625)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 08:26:15
Flux: 19.4857 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/2016yb