Discovery certificate for object 2016asg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1262 [ 2016TNSTR.190....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-03-07 21:19:52
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 2016asg
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16acm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:10:45.179 (197.68824483) DEC = -12:09:21.20 (-12.155888841)
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 07:32:09 (JD=2457443.8139931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 07:32:09
Flux: 19.6836 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-23 08:40:50
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/2016asg