Discovery certificate for object 2016aji
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1023 [ 2016TNSTR.135....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-19 12:13:22
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 2016aji
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16qd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:44:34.872 (191.145298183) DEC = -31:18:56.22 (-31.3156159054)
Discovery date: 2016-02-03 04:32:09 (JD=2457421.6889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-03 04:32:09
Flux: 21.1205 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-01 06:39:27
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/2016aji