Discovery certificate for object 2016arn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1243 [ 2016TNSTR.178....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-04 15:20:15
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 2016arn
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16zv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:00:14.118 (180.058824945) DEC = +12:49:55.23 (12.832008398)
Discovery date: 2016-02-28 04:27:59 (JD=2457446.6860995)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-28 04:27:59
Flux: 21.2259 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-26 06:31:40
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/2016arn