Discovery certificate for object 2016blo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1775 [ 2016TNSTR.262....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-05 12:25:39
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 2016blo
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16aif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:37:16.483 (159.31867785) DEC = -11:34:19.76 (-11.5721564474)
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 01:04:47 (JD=2457443.5449884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 01:04:47
Flux: 19.4901 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/2016blo