Discovery certificate for object 2016ajx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1042 [ 2016TNSTR.146....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-23 14:43:51
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: LSQ     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016ajx
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16rz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:59:43.700 (194.93208209) DEC = -14:48:27.83 (-14.8077296725)
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 09:05:54.000 (JD=2457435.8790972)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 09:05:54.000
Flux: 18.6751 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: