Discovery certificate for object 2016aja
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1012 [ 2016TNSTR.124....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-17 16:27:07
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 2016aja
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16pr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:57:59.832 (179.499300948) DEC = -07:08:33.52 (-7.14264573022)
Discovery date: 2016-02-12 00:00:00 (JD=2457430.5)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-12 00:00:00
Flux: 18.2528 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/2016aja