Discovery certificate for object 2016dby
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2913 [ 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 2016dby
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aaq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:01:45.700 (225.440417) DEC = -85:24:37.90 (-85.410528)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 19:50:52 (JD=2457408.3269907)


Remarks: candidate SN close to galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 19:50:52
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-12 15:10:04
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/2016dby