Discovery certificate for object 2016ly
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 342 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:46:49
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 2016ly
Discoverer internal name: PS16na
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:00:55.142 (180.229757096) DEC = -06:04:17.78 (-6.07160612587)
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 13:52:22.000 (JD=2457396.0780324)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-08 13:52:22.000
Flux: 20.1158 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: