Discovery certificate for object 2016dqt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3313 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 10:56:32
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: SN 2016dqt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16adw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:30:29.900 (277.624583) DEC = +74:07:18.70 (74.121861)
Discovery date: 2016-02-14 11:00:57 (JD=2457432.9589931)


Remarks: Candidate SN at 4 arcsec from CGCG 340-049 (z=0.024757)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-14 11:00:57
Flux: 17.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-15 17:58:33
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/2016dqt