Discovery certificate for object 2016yj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 665 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:59:42
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 2016yj
Discoverer internal name: PS16aao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:10:20.404 (137.585018646) DEC = +12:28:07.83 (12.4688411435)
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 13:15:40.000 (JD=2457403.0525463)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 13:15:40.000
Flux: 20.9352 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: