Discovery certificate for object 2016drc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3326 [ 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: AT 2016drc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16adl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:22:52.900 (5.720417) DEC = +50:07:31.90 (50.125528)
Discovery date: 2016-02-11 14:28:19 (JD=2457430.1029977)


Remarks: Candidate SN, GSTEC predicts SN IIP

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-11 14:28:19
Flux: 17.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-12 16:40:47
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/2016drc