Discovery certificate for object 2016yp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 671 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:59:55
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

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

IAU Designation: AT 2016yp
Discoverer internal name: PS16aau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:00:54.847 (60.2285306552) DEC = -11:44:24.92 (-11.7402559815)
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 06:43:20 (JD=2457404.7800926)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 06:43:20
Flux: 20.9264 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/2016yp