Discovery certificate for object 2016dps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3277 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 10:37:58
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 2016dps
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16abg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:25:10.700 (66.294583) DEC = +67:46:28.80 (67.774667)
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 14:54:14 (JD=2457408.1209954)


Remarks: candidate SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-20 14:54:14
Flux: 17.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-06 04:30:43
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/2016dps