Discovery certificate for object 2016zf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 688 [ 2016TNSTR..81....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-05 11:19:05
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 2016zf
Discoverer internal name: PS16xt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:47:11.252 (191.796884588) DEC = +17:40:06.20 (17.668388767)
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 00:00:00.000 (JD=2457405.5)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-18 00:00:00.000
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: