Discovery certificate for object 2016blq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1777 [ 2016TNSTR.262....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-05 12:25:45
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: SN 2016blq
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16ajh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:08:55.517 (167.231322675) DEC = -29:01:26.42 (-29.0240045965)
Discovery date: 2016-03-12 01:07:06 (JD=2457459.5465972)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-12 01:07:06
Flux: 20.1783 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-10 03:11:31
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/2016blq