Discovery certificate for object 2016art
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1249 [ 2016TNSTR.185....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-06 18:19:46
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 2016art
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16aal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:48:18.363 (222.076513895) DEC = -19:22:11.25 (-19.3697907)
Discovery date: 2016-02-15 06:54:00 (JD=2457433.7875)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-15 06:54:00
Flux: 22.2491 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016art