Discovery certificate for object 2016vj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 587 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:57:05
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 2016vj
Discoverer internal name: PS16xh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:53:11.362 (148.297342145) DEC = -18:04:18.71 (-18.0718636659)
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 11:52:06.000 (JD=2457406.9945139)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 11:52:06.000
Flux: 19.9947 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: