Discovery certificate for object 2016abf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 741 [ 2016TNSTR..86....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-06 14:33:11
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 2016abf
Discoverer internal name: PS16add
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:45:42.205 (176.425855791) DEC = +32:43:08.00 (32.7188878968)
Discovery date: 2016-01-31 11:26:34.000 (JD=2457418.9767824)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-31 11:26:34.000
Flux: 20.2058 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: