Discovery certificate for object 2016blp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1776 [ 2016TNSTR.262....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-05 12:25:42
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: LSQ     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2016blp
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16aiy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:56:05.538 (164.023075715) DEC = +14:29:25.22 (14.4903389928)
Discovery date: 2016-03-25 00:39:44.000 (JD=2457472.5275926)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-25 00:39:44.000
Flux: 18.9957 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: