Discovery certificate for object 2016blr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1778 [ 2016TNSTR.262....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-05 12:25:48
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 2016blr
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16akj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:20:34.486 (185.143690604) DEC = -29:44:54.65 (-29.7485145264)
Discovery date: 2016-03-24 01:46:24 (JD=2457471.5738889)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-24 01:46:24
Flux: 18.3829 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-16 07:46:59
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/2016blr