Discovery certificate for object 2016zq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 699 [ 2016TNSTR..81....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-05 11:19:27
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 2016zq
Discoverer internal name: PS16abn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:15:38.355 (123.90981405) DEC = +17:18:02.61 (17.3007256306)
Discovery date: 2016-01-29 11:40:34.000 (JD=2457416.9865046)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-29 11:40:34.000
Flux: 20.4259 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: