Discovery certificate for object 2016dce
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2920 [ 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 2016dce
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:53:24.900 (73.35375) DEC = -38:43:08.80 (-38.719111)
Discovery date: 2016-01-21 13:06:14 (JD=2457409.0459954)


Remarks: candidate SN close to z~0.06 galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-21 13:06:14
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-25 03:02:52
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/2016dce