Discovery certificate for object 2016aqb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1203 [ 2016TNSTR.151....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-25 14:17:23
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 2016aqb
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16te
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:21:58.377 (170.49323661) DEC = -13:59:01.21 (-13.9836688257)
Discovery date: 2016-02-01 05:18:48 (JD=2457419.7213889)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-01 05:18:48
Flux: 19.7165 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-01 03:19:35
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/2016aqb