Discovery certificate for object 2016yd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 659 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:59:30
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 2016yd
Discoverer internal name: PS16zy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:30:47.721 (187.698838176) DEC = -05:02:53.86 (-5.04829390056)
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 14:37:25.000 (JD=2457406.1093171)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 14:37:25.000
Flux: 21.589 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: