Discovery certificate for object 2016xw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 652 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:59:16
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 2016xw
Discoverer internal name: PS16zr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:09:15.671 (197.315293793) DEC = +02:33:35.06 (2.55973903163)
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 14:51:47.000 (JD=2457405.119294)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 14:51:47.000
Flux: 21.7576 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: