Discovery certificate for object 2016dpu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3279 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 10:43:45
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 2016dpu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16acb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:41:28.500 (205.36875) DEC = +10:48:18.50 (10.805139)
Discovery date: 2016-02-02 22:29:16 (JD=2457421.4369907)


Remarks: candidate SN in starforming galaxy with z=0.05719

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-02 22:29:16
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-31 22:55:12
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/2016dpu