Discovery certificate for object 2016arm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1242 [ 2016TNSTR.178....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-04 15:20:12
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 2016arm
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16yc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:57:55.973 (194.483221792) DEC = -33:26:41.68 (-33.444911966)
Discovery date: 2016-02-19 06:15:07 (JD=2457437.7604977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-19 06:15:07
Flux: 20.914 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-19 04:14:26
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/2016arm