Discovery certificate for object 2016arl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1241 [ 2016TNSTR.178....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-04 14:19:59
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 2016arl
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16zj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:10:54.608 (182.72753486) DEC = -01:32:08.09 (-1.53558144155)
Discovery date: 2016-03-03 06:14:41 (JD=2457450.7601968)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-03 06:14:41
Flux: 19.1213 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-28 07:27:15
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/2016arl