Discovery certificate for object 2016arg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1236 [ 2016TNSTR.174....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-03 23:19:33
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 2016arg
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16vm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:13:22.246 (198.342692481) DEC = -34:16:05.90 (-34.2683049654)
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 04:51:44 (JD=2457435.7025926)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 04:51:44
Flux: 19.8269 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-15 05:00:57
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/2016arg