Discovery certificate for object 2016aqc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1204 [ 2016TNSTR.151....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-25 14:17:25
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 2016aqc
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16uj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:48:49.640 (192.20683497) DEC = +02:00:54.59 (2.01516293238)
Discovery date: 2016-02-14 06:40:27 (JD=2457432.7780903)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-14 06:40:27
Flux: 20.0192 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016aqc