Discovery certificate for object 2016bls
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1779 [ 2016TNSTR.262....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-05 12:25:52
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 2016bls
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16aki
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:20:17.223 (185.071764377) DEC = -26:53:47.08 (-26.8964104917)
Discovery date: 2016-03-08 09:37:35 (JD=2457455.9010995)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-08 09:37:35
Flux: 21.242 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-08 06:57:18
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/2016bls