Discovery certificate for object 2016aiz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1011 [ 2016TNSTR.124....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-17 16:27:05
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: LSQ

C. Baltay, N. Ellman, E. Hadjiyska, R. McKinnon, D. Rabinowitz, S. Rostami (Yale University), U. Feindt, M. Kowalski (Universitat Bonn), P. Nugent (LBL Berkeley) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016aiz
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16gs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:57:54.387 (164.47661122) DEC = -06:49:35.58 (-6.82654927009)
Discovery date: 2016-02-14 00:00:00 (JD=2457432.5)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-14 00:00:00
Flux: 19.2236 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-19 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016aiz