Discovery certificate for object 2016yy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 681 [ 2016TNSTR..65....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-29 16:53:35
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 2016yy
Discoverer internal name: PS16abb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:11:29.656 (122.873567028) DEC = +43:14:16.94 (43.2380391018)
Discovery date: 2016-01-27 10:44:21.000 (JD=2457414.9474653)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-27 10:44:21.000
Flux: 19.7403 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: