Discovery certificate for object 2016ajd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1015 [ 2016TNSTR.124....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-17 16:27:14
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 2016ajd
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16ql
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:18:43.906 (199.682943655) DEC = -05:47:09.77 (-5.78604851525)
Discovery date: 2016-01-27 08:39:24 (JD=2457414.8606944)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-27 08:39:24
Flux: 20.2657 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-27 08:09:01
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/2016ajd