Discovery certificate for object 2016sm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 512 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:53:49
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 2016sm
Discoverer internal name: PS16tx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:44:07.659 (191.031910465) DEC = -01:03:08.83 (-1.05245146788)
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 14:44:05.000 (JD=2457406.1139468)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 14:44:05.000
Flux: 20.6437 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: