Discovery certificate for object 2016blw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1784 [ 2016TNSTR.270....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-08 02:09:09
Sender: Dr. Griffin Hosseinzadeh
Source Group: None

Griffin Hosseinzadeh, Nan Ellman, Curtis McCully, Iair Arcavi, D. Andrew Howell, Stefano Valenti, Charles Baltay, David Rabinowitz report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016blw
Discoverer internal name: LSQ16ajl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:25:23.500 (231.347917) DEC = -03:34:19.60 (-3.572111)
Discovery date: 2016-03-29 06:34:46 (JD=2457476.7741435)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 021-092
Host redshift: 0.032


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-29 06:34:46
Flux: 19.3 ABMag
Filter: gr-LSQ
Instrument: QUEST
Telescope: ESO 1-m Schmidt telescope

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-25 04:48:00
Limiting flux: 20.5 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/2016blw