Discovery certificate for object 2016apz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1201 [ 2016TNSTR.151....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-25 14:17:18
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: SN 2016apz
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16sy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:54:46.194 (193.692476794) DEC = -26:44:54.52 (-26.7484775714)
Discovery date: 2016-02-07 05:37:32 (JD=2457425.7343981)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-07 05:37:32
Flux: 20.3998 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-05 07:35:36
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/2016apz