Discovery certificate for object 2016aqe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1206 [ 2016TNSTR.151....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-25 14:17:30
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 2016aqe
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16tf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:44:15.431 (191.06429791) DEC = -12:13:14.10 (-12.2205829198)
Discovery date: 2016-02-15 09:22:19 (JD=2457433.8904977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-15 09:22:19
Flux: 18.0138 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/2016aqe