Discovery certificate for object 2016dca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2915 [ 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 2016dca
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:28:01.200 (52.005) DEC = -74:23:56.70 (-74.399083)
Discovery date: 2016-01-22 18:25:55 (JD=2457410.2679977)


Remarks: candidate SN, close to galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-22 18:25:55
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-17 09:14:24
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/2016dca