Discovery certificate for object 2016czp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2850 [ 2016TNSTR.464....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-08 14:31:08
Sender: Dr. Darryl Wright
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, N. Primak, A. Schultz, (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright, D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016czp
Discoverer internal name: PS16cxa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:22:18.610 (350.577542) DEC = +15:55:23.00 (15.923056)
Discovery date: 2016-06-21 13:35:02.000 (JD=2457561.0659954)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J232218.52+155523.1

Remarks: This transient was discovered during the beta test of the citizen science project Supernova Hunters run by the Zooniverse. The candidate was identified by volunteers including 'sisifolibre', 'TED91' and 'equidad1'.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-21 13:35:02.000
Flux: 20.348 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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