Discovery certificate for object 2016dbw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2911 [ 2016TNSTR.480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-21 10:13:36
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016dbw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aas
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:57:56.800 (44.486667) DEC = -46:31:42.70 (-46.528528)
Discovery date: 2016-01-26 02:41:16 (JD=2457413.6119907)


Remarks: hostless candidate SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-26 02:41:16
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-24 01:36:28
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016dbw